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Dynamics of high-repetition-rate laser plasma extreme ultraviolet sources from droplet targets
Author(s): Christian K. Keyser; Martin C. Richardson; I. C. Edmond Turcu
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Paper Abstract

As a mass limited target the water droplet laser plasma source has been shown to have many attractive features as a continuous, almost debris-free source for extreme ultraviolet (EUV) and X-ray applications. Through a dual experimental and theoretical study, we analyze the interaction physics between the laser light and the target. The hydrodynamic laser plasma simulation code, Medusa103 is used to model the electron density distribution for comparison to electron density distributions obtained through Abel inversion of plasma interferograms. In addition, flat field EUV spectra are compared to synthetic spectra calculated with the atomic physics code RATION.

Paper Details

Date Published: 13 September 2002
PDF: 9 pages
Proc. SPIE 4760, High-Power Laser Ablation IV, (13 September 2002); doi: 10.1117/12.482117
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Christian K. Keyser, CREOL/Univ. of Central Florida (United States)
Martin C. Richardson, CREOL/Univ. of Central Florida (United States)
I. C. Edmond Turcu, JMAR Research, Inc. (United States)

Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 4760:
High-Power Laser Ablation IV
Claude R. Phipps, Editor(s)

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