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Continuously tunable high-flux VUV beamline constructed on a picosecond KrF laser plasma source
Author(s): Ric M. Allott; I. C. Edmond Turcu; Nicola Lisi; John J. Spencer; Waseem Shaikh; Adam Whybrew; S. Wang; R. Donovan; K. Lawley; Kenneth W. D. Ledingham; Melvyn Folkard; Kevin M. Prise
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Paper Abstract

Leading edge research in molecular dynamics, photoelectron spectroscopy, surface interactions and radiobiology has pushed forward the requirement for intense, pulsed, tunable sources of vacuum ultraviolet radiation. Presently, only synchrotron radiation sources are sufficiently bright for these applications. A bright, continuously tunable VUV beamline capable of delivering in excess of 1013 photons/sec/cm2/1nm BW 100 nm, 50 Hz repetition rate (BW equals (Delta) (lambda) /(lambda) is the bandwidth) to the sample, has been constructed on a plasma source generated by a high repetition rate, picosecond KrF excimer laser system.

Paper Details

Date Published: 14 October 1997
PDF: 10 pages
Proc. SPIE 3157, Applications of X Rays Generated from Lasers and Other Bright Sources, (14 October 1997); doi: 10.1117/12.283992
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Ric M. Allott, Rutherford Appleton Lab. (United Kingdom)
I. C. Edmond Turcu, Rutherford Appleton Lab. (United Kingdom)
Nicola Lisi, Rutherford Appleton Lab. (United Kingdom)
John J. Spencer, Rutherford Appleton Lab. (United Kingdom)
Waseem Shaikh, Rutherford Appleton Lab. (United Kingdom)
Adam Whybrew, Univ. of Oxford (United Kingdom)
S. Wang, Univ. of Edinburgh (United Kingdom)
R. Donovan, Univ. of Edinburgh (United Kingdom)
K. Lawley, Univ. of Edinburgh (United Kingdom)
Kenneth W. D. Ledingham, Univ. of Glasgow (United Kingdom)
Melvyn Folkard, Mount Vernon Hospital (United Kingdom)
Kevin M. Prise, Mount Vernon Hospital (United Kingdom)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 3157:
Applications of X Rays Generated from Lasers and Other Bright Sources
George A. Kyrala; Jean-Claude J. Gauthier, Editor(s)

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