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High Coherence Injection-Seeded Table-Top Soft X-Ray Lasers at Wavelengths Down to 13.2 nm

  • J. J. Rocca
  • Y. Wang
  • F. Pedaci
  • B. Luther
  • M. Berrill
  • D. Alessi
  • E. Granados
  • M. Man Shakya
  • S. Gilbertson
  • Z. Chang
Part of the Springer Proceedings in Physics book series (SPPHY, volume 130)

Abstract

We discuss the demonstration of soft x-ray lasers with essentially full spatial and temporal coherence at wavelengths down to 13.2 nm by high harmonic seeding of soft x-ray plasma amplifiers created by irradiation of solid targets. These lasers are demonstrated to produce the shortest pulses obtained to date from plasma-based soft x-ray lasers. A pulse duration of 1.13 ± 0.47 ps was measured for a seeded Ne-like Ti plasma amplifier operating at 32.6 nm using an ultrafast streak camera

Keywords

Spatial Coherence Temporal Coherence Solid Target Fringe Visibility Seed Pulse 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • J. J. Rocca
    • 1
  • Y. Wang
    • 1
  • F. Pedaci
    • 1
  • B. Luther
    • 1
  • M. Berrill
    • 1
  • D. Alessi
    • 1
  • E. Granados
    • 1
  • M. Man Shakya
  • S. Gilbertson
  • Z. Chang
  1. 1.National Science Foundation Center for Extreme Ultraviolet Science and Technology Colorado State UniversityFort Collins

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