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Generation of high-density metal-vapor columns for x-ray capillary lasers
Author(s): Sergei V. Kukhlevsky; Ida Zs. Kozma; Libero Palladino; Armando Reale; Francesco Flora; Gualtiero Giordano
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Paper Abstract

A simple technique of the generation of high-density metal- vapor columns for x-ray capillary lasers is demonstrated. The method is based on vaporization of the electrode material in the low-pressure (P less than 1 torr) capillary microsecond- discharge. High-density (NAl greater than 1017 cm-3), small-diameter (1 divided by 6 mm), long (5 divided by 20 cm) Al-vapor columns have been produced. The Al- vapor density along the capillary and the time-resolved spectra from Al-vapor plasmas are presented. The Al-vapor density and profile were controlled by varying the discharge parameters.

Paper Details

Date Published: 1 November 1997
PDF: 6 pages
Proc. SPIE 3156, Soft X-Ray Lasers and Applications II, (1 November 1997); doi: 10.1117/12.284823
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Sergei V. Kukhlevsky, Janus Pannonius Univ. (Hungary)
Ida Zs. Kozma, Janus Pannonius Univ. (Italy)
Libero Palladino, Univ. dell'Aquila and INFN-LNGS (Italy)
Armando Reale, Univ. dell'Aquila and INFN-LNGS (Italy)
Francesco Flora, CR ENEA (Italy)
Gualtiero Giordano, CR ENEA (Italy)

Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 3156:
Soft X-Ray Lasers and Applications II
Jorge J. G. Rocca; Luiz Barroca Da Silva, Editor(s)

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