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Theoretical modeling of the transient Ni-like Ag x-ray laser
Author(s): Raymond Smith; Djamel Benredjem; Clary Moeller; Jaroslav Kuba; Annie Klisnick; Geoffrey J. Pert; Lee Upcraft; Rob King; Jean-Claude J. Gauthier; Ladislav Drska
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Paper Abstract

Recent high temporal resolution Ni-like x-ray laser experiments have yielded important insights into the output characteristics of picosecond pumped x-ray lasers. However, current experimental observations do not fully explain the plasma dynamics which are critical to the gain generation within the x-ray laser medium. A theoretical study of the Ni-like Silver x-ray laser has therefore been undertaken to compliment our experimental results, in an attempt to further our understanding of the processes at play in yielding the observed x-ray laser output. Preliminary findings are presented within this paper.

Paper Details

Date Published: 12 December 2001
PDF: 9 pages
Proc. SPIE 4505, Soft X-Ray Lasers and Applications IV, (12 December 2001); doi: 10.1117/12.450580
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Raymond Smith, Univ. Paris-Sud (France)
Djamel Benredjem, Univ. Paris-Sud and Observatoire de Paris (France)
Clary Moeller, Univ. Paris-Sud (France)
Jaroslav Kuba, Univ. Paris-Sud and Czech Technical Univ. (United States)
Annie Klisnick, Univ. Paris-Sud (France)
Geoffrey J. Pert, Univ. of York (United Kingdom)
Lee Upcraft, Univ. of York (United Kingdom)
Rob King, Univ. of York (United Kingdom)
Jean-Claude J. Gauthier, Ecole Polytechnique (France)
Ladislav Drska, Czech Technical Univ. (Czech Republic)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 4505:
Soft X-Ray Lasers and Applications IV
Ernst E. Fill; Jorge J. G. Rocca, Editor(s)

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