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Monochromatic x-ray radiation from a vacuum diode with a laser-irradiated cathode
Author(s): Andrei S. Shikanov; Alexei A. Erokhin; Yuri V. Korobkin; Igor V. Romanov; Vera M. Romanova; Alexander A. Rupasov
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Paper Abstract

Investigation of spectral, spatial and temporal characteristics of a monochromatic point x-ray source of photon energy approximately 5 keV has been carried out. The source was set up using a laser produced titanium or aluminum plasma as a cathode and a point-tip titanium anode. Parameters of x-ray radiation in Ti K-shells are 1) spectral brightness of approximately 1021 photons/cm2.sec.sr.keV, 2) spatial size approximately 250 microns, and 3) x-ray pulse duration less than 20 ns.

Paper Details

Date Published: 11 January 2000
PDF: 7 pages
Proc. SPIE 3886, High-Power Lasers in Energy Engineering, (11 January 2000); doi: 10.1117/12.375159
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Andrei S. Shikanov, P.N. Lebedev Physical Institute (Russia)
Alexei A. Erokhin, P.N. Lebedev Physical Institute (Russia)
Yuri V. Korobkin, P.N. Lebedev Physical Institute (Russia)
Igor V. Romanov, P.N. Lebedev Physical Institute (Russia)
Vera M. Romanova, P.N. Lebedev Physical Institute (Russia)
Alexander A. Rupasov, P.N. Lebedev Physical Institute (Russia)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 3886:
High-Power Lasers in Energy Engineering
Kunioki Mima; Gerald L. Kulcinski; William J. Hogan, Editor(s)

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