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Characterization Of X-Ray Production From Krypton Fluoride Laser-Produced Plasma
Author(s): R. Fedosejevs; R. Popil; P. D. Gupta; D. Vick; Y. Y. Tsui; A. A. Offenberger
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Paper Abstract

Measurements of x-ray conversion efficAncies9have been made for plasmas produced by KrF laser pulses at intensities of 2.5-7.5x10 ''W cm Initial measurements of x-ray fluence have been made using a simple set of filtered x-ray diodes and an x-ray calorimeter for targets with atomic numbers from 4 to 82. More detailed measurements have been made of three elements: aluminum, titanium and gold. These have included measurements of the angular dependence of emission, the spectral characteristics of emission in the 100-1000 eV range and time dependent measurements of the spectrum using an x-ray streak camera. The angular and spectral characteristics have been used to more accurately determine the energy conversion efficiency for these elements.

Paper Details

Date Published: 4 February 1988
PDF: 7 pages
Proc. SPIE 0831, X-Rays from Laser Plasmas, (4 February 1988); doi: 10.1117/12.965020
Show Author Affiliations
R. Fedosejevs, University of Alberta (Canada)
R. Popil, MacMillan Bloedel Research (Canada)
P. D. Gupta, Bhabha Atomic Research Centre (India)
D. Vick, University of Alberta (Canada)
Y. Y. Tsui, University of Alberta (Canada)
A. A. Offenberger, University of Alberta (Canada)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 0831:
X-Rays from Laser Plasmas
Martin C. Richardson, Editor(s)

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