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Experimental studies of the temporal coherence and spectral profile of x-ray lasers
Author(s): A. Klisnick; O. Guilbaud; D. Ros; K. Cassou; S. Kazamias; G. Jamelot; D. Joyeux; D. Phalippou; M. Edwards; P. Mistry; G. J. Tallents; D. Benredjem; C. Möller
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Paper Abstract

We present a detailed analysis of an experiment carried out recently in which the temporal coherence of the Ni-like silver transient X-laser at 13.9 nm was measured. Two main consequences of this measurement will be discussed and interpreted with numerical calculations. First we show that the high temporal coherence length measured corresponds to an extremely narrow spectral width of the X-ray laser line. Second we show that the high temporal coherence helps to explain the presence of small-scale structures observed in the cross-section of all transient X-ray laser beams.

Paper Details

Date Published: 13 September 2005
PDF: 9 pages
Proc. SPIE 5919, Soft X-Ray Lasers and Applications VI, 591909 (13 September 2005); doi: 10.1117/12.618349
Show Author Affiliations
A. Klisnick, Univ. Paris-Sud (France)
O. Guilbaud, Univ. Paris-Sud (France)
D. Ros, Univ. Paris-Sud (France)
K. Cassou, Univ. Paris-Sud (France)
S. Kazamias, Univ. Paris-Sud (France)
G. Jamelot, Univ. Paris-Sud (France)
D. Joyeux, Univ. Paris-Sud (France)
D. Phalippou, Univ. Paris-Sud (France)
M. Edwards, Univ. of York (United Kingdom)
P. Mistry, Univ. of York (United Kingdom)
G. J. Tallents, Univ. of York (United Kingdom)
D. Benredjem, Univ. Paris-Sud (France)
C. Möller, Univ. Paris-Sud (France)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 5919:
Soft X-Ray Lasers and Applications VI
Ernst E. Fill, Editor(s)

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