The Scaling of Recombination Following Tunnel Ionisation and its Suitability for Generating X-Ray Laser Gain

  • G J Pert
Part of the Springer Proceedings in Physics book series (SPPHY, volume 130)


An investigation of the scaling of ATI ionisation and cascade recombination is used to identify possible conditions for generating population inversion and gain on the Lyman α transition of hydrogeic ions.


Population Inversion Ponderomotive Force Coulomb Explosion Inverse Bremsstrahlung Tunnel Ionisation 
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  • G J Pert
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  1. 1.Department of PhysicsUniversity of YorkHeslingtonUK

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