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Characteristics of a soft x-ray plasma source for different pumping laser configurations and spectral analysis
Author(s): Sarah Bollanti; Robin A. Cotton; Paolo Di Lazzaro; Francesco Flora; Tommaso Letardi; Nicola Lisi; Dimitri Batani; Aldo Conti; A. Mauri; Libero Palladino; Armando Reale; Anatoly Ya. Faenov; Tatiana A. Pikuz; Albert L. Osterheld
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Paper Abstract

A large volume long pulse excimer laser ((lambda) equals 308 nm) is used to generate a soft x- ray plasma source with long heating time at a power density in the order of 1012 - 1014 W/cm2. The characteristics of the plasma source for different laser pulse time evolution in the range 10-120 ns and for different target materials are investigated. In particular the most suitable source conditions (spectral energy distribution, time duration, etc.) for specific applications are analyzed.

Paper Details

Date Published: 18 September 1995
PDF: 11 pages
Proc. SPIE 2523, Applications of Laser Plasma Radiation II, (18 September 1995); doi: 10.1117/12.220998
Show Author Affiliations
Sarah Bollanti, ENEA Frascati (Italy)
Robin A. Cotton, ENEA Frascati (Italy)
Paolo Di Lazzaro, ENEA Frascati (Italy)
Francesco Flora, ENEA Frascati (Italy)
Tommaso Letardi, ENEA Frascati (Italy)
Nicola Lisi, ENEA Frascati (Italy)
Dimitri Batani, Univ. di Milano (Italy)
Aldo Conti, Univ. di Milano (Italy)
A. Mauri, Univ. di Milano (Italy)
Libero Palladino, Univ. de L'Aquila (Italy)
Armando Reale, Univ. de L'Aquila (Italy)
Anatoly Ya. Faenov, VNIIFTRI (Russia)
Tatiana A. Pikuz, VNIIFTRI (Russia)
Albert L. Osterheld, Lawrence Livermore National Lab. (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 2523:
Applications of Laser Plasma Radiation II
Martin C. Richardson; George A. Kyrala, Editor(s)

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