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Impulse generated by a laser-produced x-ray source on a metallic layer
Author(s): Jean-Claude J. Gauthier; Claude J. Chenais-Popovics; F. Puech; P. Renaudin; L. Visconti
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Paper Abstract

This study deals with the mechanic impulse transmitted to a solid target by soft x rays. We have measured the impulse transmitted to thin aluminum layers by x-ray radiation around 1.2 keV produced by a laser-irradiated copper target. The results are compared to radiative hydrocode simulations with the code XRAD.

Paper Details

Date Published: 1 February 1994
PDF: 7 pages
Proc. SPIE 2015, Applications of Laser Plasma Radiation, (1 February 1994); doi: 10.1117/12.168002
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Jean-Claude J. Gauthier, Ecole Polytechnique (France)
Claude J. Chenais-Popovics, Ecole Polytechnique (France)
F. Puech, Aerospatiale (France)
P. Renaudin, Ecole Polytechnique (France)
L. Visconti, Aerospatiale (France)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 2015:
Applications of Laser Plasma Radiation
Martin C. Richardson, Editor(s)

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