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Femtosecond laser-produced plasmas as x-ray sources
Author(s): Hidetoshi Nakano; Tadashi Nishikawa; Naoshi Uesugi; Jiri Limpouch; Aleksandr A. Andreev
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Paper Abstract

Femtosecond laser-produced plasma are bright ultrafast x-ray sources. Since the short x-ray pulses from such plasmas are synchronized to laser pulses, femtosecond laser-produced plasmas are important sources to probe the ultrafast response of optically excited materials. Conversion efficiency has to be improved so that laser-produced parameters, as a prepulse, one can improve x-ray emissions from laser-produced plasma. We report here the result of experimental and theoretical investigations of the line x- ray emissions form aluminum plasma created by a pair of femtosecond laser pulses in order to show the optimum energy conversion into selected x-ray lines.

Paper Details

Date Published: 23 April 2001
PDF: 7 pages
Proc. SPIE 4424, ECLIM 2000: 26th European Conference on Laser Interaction with Matter, (23 April 2001); doi: 10.1117/12.425657
Show Author Affiliations
Hidetoshi Nakano, NTT Basic Research Labs. (Japan)
Tadashi Nishikawa, NTT Basic Research Labs. (Japan)
Naoshi Uesugi, NTT Basic Research Labs. (Japan)
Jiri Limpouch, Czech Technical Univ. (Czech Republic)
Aleksandr A. Andreev, S.I. Vavilov State Optical Institute (Russia)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 4424:
ECLIM 2000: 26th European Conference on Laser Interaction with Matter
Milan Kalal; Karel Rohlena; Milan Sinor, Editor(s)

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