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Generation and characterization of recombination-pumped x-ray laser plasmas
Author(s): Tom D. Donnelly; Thorton E. Glover; Everett A. Lipman; Alan Sullivan; Roger W. Falcone; Luiz Barroca Da Silva; Stanley Mrowka
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Paper Abstract

A multi-terawatt laser was used to generate and characterize plasmas appropriate for recombination pumped x-ray lasers. Thomson scattering was used to determine the electron and ion temperatures of a laser-produced, high-density helium plasma on a subpicosecond time-scale. A recombination pumped x-ray laser on the Lyman-alpha transition of hydrogen- like lithium was also studied.

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Date Published: 16 May 1994
PDF: 5 pages
Proc. SPIE 2116, Generation, Amplification, and Measurement of Ultrashort Laser Pulses, (16 May 1994); doi: 10.1117/12.175855
Show Author Affiliations
Tom D. Donnelly, Univ. of California/Berkeley (United States)
Thorton E. Glover, Univ. of California/Berkeley (United States)
Everett A. Lipman, Univ. of California/Berkeley (United States)
Alan Sullivan, Univ. of California/Berkeley (United States)
Roger W. Falcone, Univ. of California/Berkeley (United States)
Luiz Barroca Da Silva, Lawrence Livermore National Lab. (United States)
Stanley Mrowka, Lawrence Livermore National Lab. (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 2116:
Generation, Amplification, and Measurement of Ultrashort Laser Pulses
Rick P. Trebino; Ian A. Walmsley, Editor(s)

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