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The Application Of Photoconductive Detectors To The Measurement Of X-Ray Production In Laser Produced Plasmas
Author(s): D. R. Kania; P. Bell; J. Trebes
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Paper Abstract

Photoconductive detectors (PCDs) offer an attractive alternative for the measurement of pulsed x-rays from laser produced plasmas. These devices are fast (FWHM '000 ps), sensitive and simple to use. We have used InP, GaAs, and Type IIa diamond as PCDs to measure x-rays emission from 100 eV to 100 keV. Specifically, we have used these detectors to measure total radiation yields, corona temperatures, and hot electron generated x-rays from laser produced plasmas.

Paper Details

Date Published: 4 February 1988
PDF: 5 pages
Proc. SPIE 0831, X-Rays from Laser Plasmas, (4 February 1988); doi: 10.1117/12.965033
Show Author Affiliations
D. R. Kania, University of California (United States)
P. Bell, University of California (United States)
J. Trebes, University of California (United States)


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

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