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Review Of Progress At The UK Central Laser Facility In Developing XUV Lasers Based On Recombining Laser Produced Plasmas
Author(s): M H Key; A Carillon; C Chenais-popovics; R Corbett; J Edwards; M Guenou; M Grande; M Henshaw; P Jaegle; G Jamelot; G P Kiehn; A Klisnick; C L S Lewis; D O'Neill; G J Pert; S Ramsden; C Regan; M. Richardson; S J Rose; I N Ross; P T Rumsby; S Sadaat; J C Seely; W Shaikh; R Smith; A Sureau; T Towie; O Willi
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Paper Abstract

A programme of research by UK Universities and overseas collaborators at the $ERC Central Laser Facility is directed to the development of XUV lasers based on recombining laser produced plasmas. Laser amplification has been demonstrated for recombination to hydrogenic ions C VI and F IX with Hα laser amplification at 182 and 81 Å respectively, and for lithium like ions, namely Aℓ, XI with 4f-3d and 5f-3d laser amplification at 150/154 and 106/104 Å respectively and Cℓ XV 4f-3d at 83 A. An initial study of Na-like Cu XIX has been made. Current work is looking for ways to improve the efficiency, increase the gain length and reduce the wavelength to reach the 44 Å edge of the water window. The review summarises past work and outlines current work.

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Date Published: 11 July 1988
PDF: 5 pages
Proc. SPIE 0913, High Intensity Laser-Matter Interactions, (11 July 1988); doi: 10.1117/12.965131
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M H Key, Rutherford Appleton Laboratory (RAL) (UK)
A Carillon, Orsay University (France)
C Chenais-popovics, Rutherford Appleton Laboratory (RAL) (UK)
R Corbett, Queens University (Ireland)
J Edwards, Imperial College (UK)
M Guenou, Orsav University (France)
M Grande, Rutherford Appleton Laboratory (UK)
M Henshaw, University of Hull (UK)
P Jaegle, Orsay University (France)
G Jamelot, Orsay University (France)
G P Kiehn, Imperial College (UK)
A Klisnick, Orsay University (France)
C L S Lewis, Queens University (Ireland)
D O'Neill, Queens University (Ireland)
G J Pert, University of Hull (UK)
S Ramsden, York University (UK)
C Regan, Queens University (Ireland)
M. Richardson, Rochester University (UK)
S J Rose, Rutherford Appleton Laboratory (RAL) (UK)
I N Ross, Rutherford Appleton Laboratory (RAL) (UK)
P T Rumsby, Rutherford Appleton Laboratory (RAL) (UK)
S Sadaat, Queens University (Ireland)
J C Seely, Naval Research Laboratory (United States)
W Shaikh, Rutherford Appleton Laboratory (RAL) (UK)
R Smith, Imperial College London (UK)
A Sureau, Orsay University (France)
T Towie, Rutherford Appleton Laboratory (RAL) (UK)
O Willi, Imperial College London (UK)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 0913:
High Intensity Laser-Matter Interactions
Hector A. Baldis; E. Michael Campbell, Editor(s)

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