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Subpicosecond time-resolved x-ray spectroscopy of plasmas produced by high-intensity ultrashort laser pulses
Author(s): Pascal Gallant; Zhiming Jiang; J. Fuchs; Jean-Claude Kieffer; Henri Pepin; Dominique Gontier; Alain Mens; Nathalie Blanchot; Jean-Luc Miquel; Jean-Francois Pelletier; Mark Sutton
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Paper Abstract

We present and discuss time resolved spectra (KeV range) of solid density plasmas produced by the interaction of clean high intensity laser pulses (400 fs, 0.53 micrometers light) with solid and foil targets at intensities between 1018 W/cm2 and 1020 W/cm2. Results have been obtained with the new PX1 x-ray stream camera which has a temporal resolution of 750 fs in the KeV x-ray range.

Paper Details

Date Published: 14 October 1997
PDF: 8 pages
Proc. SPIE 3157, Applications of X Rays Generated from Lasers and Other Bright Sources, (14 October 1997); doi: 10.1117/12.284002
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Pascal Gallant, INRS-Energie et Materiaux (Canada)
Zhiming Jiang, INRS-Energie et Materiaux (Canada)
J. Fuchs, INRS-Energie et Materiaux (Canada)
Jean-Claude Kieffer, INRS-Energie et Materiaux (Canada)
Henri Pepin, INRS-Energie et Materiaux (Canada)
Dominique Gontier, CEA/Limeil-Valenton (France)
Alain Mens, CEA/Limeil-Valenton (France)
Nathalie Blanchot, CEA/Limeil-Valenton (France)
Jean-Luc Miquel, CEA/Limeil-Valenton (France)
Jean-Francois Pelletier, McGill Univ. (Canada)
Mark Sutton, McGill Univ. (Canada)


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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