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Temporal and frequency output of seeded and unseeded x-ray lasers
Author(s): G. J. Tallents; I. Al'miev
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Paper Abstract

A model of the frequency and temporal variation of laser output incorporating the lifetime of stimulated emission and gain narrowing effects is shown to predict the minimum pulse durations possible with injection seeded amplification. We show that pulse durations significantly shorter than 1 ps will be difficult to achieve with plasma based x-ray lasers because of the narrow spectral bandwidth and long lifetime of the population inversion.

Paper Details

Date Published: 28 September 2009
PDF: 6 pages
Proc. SPIE 7451, Soft X-Ray Lasers and Applications VIII, 74510V (28 September 2009); doi: 10.1117/12.825896
Show Author Affiliations
G. J. Tallents, The Univ. of York (United Kingdom)
I. Al'miev, The Univ. of York (United Kingdom)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 7451:
Soft X-Ray Lasers and Applications VIII
James Dunn; Gregory J. Tallents, Editor(s)

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