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High-resolution imaging system using a tabletop extreme ultraviolet source
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Paper Abstract

We present a simple setup for obtaining high resolution, sub-micron images using high harmonic generation (HHG) in a hollow-core waveguide as a light source. We demonstrate imaging with illumination at a wavelength of 30 nm using an all-reflective, double-multilayer mirror setup and a CCD camera as a recording device. For the magnifications of up to 50x used here, the all-reflective setup has advantages over zone plate microscopes because of the much larger working distances that allow for imaging of plasmas. This setup has also a throughput that is higher by at least a factor of three compared to zone-plate microscopes, and presents the additional advantage of preserving the temporal pulse width of the harmonics because diffractive optics are not used. This work demonstrates the feasibility of high-spatial-resolution, time-resolved, EUV imaging of plasmas and other objects using a tabletop compact light source.

Paper Details

Date Published: 10 November 2004
PDF: 6 pages
Proc. SPIE 5534, Fourth Generation X-Ray Sources and Optics II, (10 November 2004); doi: 10.1117/12.557379
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Xiaoshi Zhang, Univ. of Colorado/Boulder (United States)
Daisy Raymondson, Univ. of Colorado/Boulder (United States)
Arvinder S. Sandhu, Univ. of Colorado/Boulder (United States)
Sterling Backus, Univ. of Colorado/Boulder (United States)
Yanwei Liu, Univ. of California/Berkeley (United States)
David T. Attwood, Univ. of California/Berkeley (United States)
Margaret M. Murnane, Univ. of Colorado/Boulder (United States)
Henry C. Kapteyn, Univ. of Colorado/Boulder (United States)
Ariel R. Libertun, Univ. of Colorado/Boulder (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 5534:
Fourth Generation X-Ray Sources and Optics II
Sandra G. Biedron; Wolfgang Eberhardt; Tetsuya Ishikawa; Roman O. Tatchyn, Editor(s)

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