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Experimental progress in collisional x-ray laser development at ILE Osaka University
Author(s): Ryosuke Kodama; Hiroyuki Daido; Kensuki Murai; G. Yuan; S. Ninomiya; Yoshiaki Kato; David Neely; Andrew G. MacPhee; ChangHee Nam; Il Woo Choi
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Paper Abstract

Experimental progress in Ne-like Ge x-ray lasers (19.6 nm and 23.6 nm) has been made by using a curved target and multiple-short pulse. The curved target was introduced to compensate x-ray laser beam refraction in a laser produced plasma. The pulse shape of the pumping laser was varied in search for the improvement in the pumping efficiency. For generation of shorter wavelength lasers, the scheme using a curved target pumped with a multiple-short pulse laser was extended to the amplification studies in Ni-like lanthanide elements (Nd, Sm, Gd, Tb and Dy) corresponding to the spectral range of 6 nm to 8 nm.

Paper Details

Date Published: 25 September 1995
PDF: 9 pages
Proc. SPIE 2520, Soft X-Ray Lasers and Applications, (25 September 1995); doi: 10.1117/12.221641
Show Author Affiliations
Ryosuke Kodama, Osaka Univ. (Japan)
Hiroyuki Daido, Osaka Univ. (Japan)
Kensuki Murai, Osaka Univ. (Japan)
G. Yuan, Osaka Univ. (Japan)
S. Ninomiya, Osaka Univ. (Japan)
Yoshiaki Kato, Osaka Univ. (Japan)
David Neely, Queen's Univ. of Belfast (United Kingdom)
Andrew G. MacPhee, Queen's Univ. of Belfast (United Kingdom)
ChangHee Nam, Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology (South Korea)
Il Woo Choi, Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology (South Korea)

Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 2520:
Soft X-Ray Lasers and Applications
Jorge J. G. Rocca; Peter L. Hagelstein, Editor(s)

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