EUV radiation of pulse high-current proximity-wallstabilized discharges

  • K. Kolacek
  • J. Straus
  • J. Schmidt
  • O. Frolov
  • V. Prukner
  • J. Sobota
  • T. Fort
  • A. Shukurov
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Part of the Springer Proceedings in Physics book series (SPPHY, volume 136)

Abstract

Proximity wall stabilized, fast (>4×1011 A/s), high current (>40 kA) discharges are capable to create long, dense, hot, “stable”, non-equilibrium plasma column, suitable e.g. for amplification of EUV and soft X-ray radiation. Amplification on the wavelength of 46,9 nm of Ne-like Ar has been demonstrated by many laboratories; this paper shows its application to micro- and nano-structuring of solid surfaces. Simultaneously, an appraisal study is performed on possibilities to shorten the amplified wavelength: one way uses excited Ni-like Ag ions created at Ag wire explosion in water.

Keywords

Wire Explosion Proximity Wall Cylindrical Shock Wave Periodic Surface Structure Appraisal Study 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • K. Kolacek
    • 1
  • J. Straus
    • 1
  • J. Schmidt
    • 1
  • O. Frolov
    • 1
  • V. Prukner
    • 1
  • J. Sobota
    • 2
  • T. Fort
    • 2
  • A. Shukurov
    • 3
  1. 1.Institute of Plasma Physics AS CRPrague 8Czech Republic
  2. 2.Institute of Scientific Instruments AS CRBrnoCzech Republic
  3. 3.Faculty of Mathematics and PhysicsCharles University in PraguePrague 2Czech Republic

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