Generation and Application of Coherent Radiation in the Water Window

  • L. V. Dao
  • C. Hall
  • H. L. Vu
  • K. B. Dinh
  • N. Gaffney
  • E. Balaur
  • P. Hannaford
  • T. A. Smith
Part of the Springer Proceedings in Physics book series (SPPHY, volume 147)

Abstract

Coherent extreme ultraviolet radiation around the water window region (∼4.4 nm) is generated by using an infrared driving pulses at 1400 nm, with energy 2.5 mJ and duration 40 fs in a semi-infinitive helium gas cell. The beam profile and spatial coherence characteristics of the source in this region are shown to be excellent, enabling this source to be used for coherent diffractive imaging.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • L. V. Dao
    • 1
    • 4
  • C. Hall
    • 1
    • 4
  • H. L. Vu
    • 1
    • 4
  • K. B. Dinh
    • 1
    • 4
  • N. Gaffney
    • 1
    • 4
  • E. Balaur
    • 2
    • 4
  • P. Hannaford
    • 1
    • 4
  • T. A. Smith
    • 3
    • 4
  1. 1.Centre for Atom Optics and Ultrafast SpectroscopySwinburne University of TechnologyMelbourneAustralia
  2. 2.Department of PhysicsLa Trobe UniversityMelbourneAustralia
  3. 3.School of ChemistryUniversity of MelbourneMelbourneAustralia
  4. 4.Australian Research Council Centre of Excellence for Coherent X-Ray ScienceMelbourneAustralia

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