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Optical properties of 3D transition metals in the spectral interval of interest for discharge-pumped XUV lasers
Author(s): Yurii A. Uspenskii; S. V. Antonov; V. Yu Fedotov; Alexander V. Vinogradov
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Paper Abstract

In view of potential applications to the normal incidence optics we calculated the optical constants of metals Sc, Ti, V, Cr and Fe in the interval $HBAR(omega) less than or equal to 70 eV. The calculation was carried out within frames of the band structure approach with the use of the linear muffin-tin orbitals (LMTO) method and taking into account electron excitation of the nearest core levels. Obtained dielectric function shows good agreement with experimental spectra of the absorption (mu) ((omega) ), the reflectivity R((omega) ) and the electron energy loss spectroscopy (EELS) L((omega) ). The trends in optical spectra of metals along the 3d- series and mutual correlation of features of (mu) ((omega) ), R((omega) ) and L((omega) ) are considered and discussed.

Paper Details

Date Published: 1 November 1997
PDF: 7 pages
Proc. SPIE 3156, Soft X-Ray Lasers and Applications II, (1 November 1997); doi: 10.1117/12.279412
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Yurii A. Uspenskii, P.N. Lebedev Physical Institute (Russia)
S. V. Antonov, P.N. Lebedev Physical Institute (Russia)
V. Yu Fedotov, Russian Research Ctr. Kurchatov Institute (Russia)
Alexander V. Vinogradov, P.N. Lebedev Physical Institute (Russia)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 3156:
Soft X-Ray Lasers and Applications II
Jorge J. G. Rocca; Luiz Barroca Da Silva, Editor(s)

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