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X-Ray Laser Developments at PHELIX

  • B. Ecker
  • B. Aurand
  • D. C. Hochhaus
  • P. Neumayer
  • B. ZielbauerEmail author
  • K. Cassou
  • S. Daboussi
  • O. Guilbaud
  • S. Kazamias
  • T. T. T. Le
  • E. Oliva
  • L. Li
  • H. Zhao
  • Q. Jin
  • D. Ros
  • P. Zeitoun
  • T. Kuehl
Part of the Springer Proceedings in Physics book series (SPPHY, volume 147)

Abstract

We present results of two experimental campaigns dedicated to improve the performance of our Mo XRL source. A first beamtime was dedicated to study the XRL output when the target is pumped with three collinear pulses. The results show that the first pulse can be used to improve the spatial profile of the XRL beam. The second project focused on an injection-seeding experiment utilizing a double-stage XRL setup. Here we were able to characterize the amplifier medium by a temporally resolved measurement of the size of the gain zone. The amplified XRL beam exhibited an increased beam quality of almost two orders of magnitude in brilliance.

Keywords

Energy Ratio Main Pulse Line Focus Chirp Pulse Amplification Delay Scan 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • B. Ecker
    • 1
    • 2
  • B. Aurand
    • 2
    • 3
    • 4
  • D. C. Hochhaus
    • 3
    • 7
  • P. Neumayer
    • 3
  • B. Zielbauer
    • 1
    • 4
    Email author
  • K. Cassou
    • 5
  • S. Daboussi
    • 5
  • O. Guilbaud
    • 5
  • S. Kazamias
    • 5
  • T. T. T. Le
    • 6
  • E. Oliva
    • 6
  • L. Li
    • 6
  • H. Zhao
    • 8
  • Q. Jin
    • 8
  • D. Ros
    • 5
  • P. Zeitoun
    • 6
  • T. Kuehl
    • 2
    • 4
  1. 1.Helmholtz Institute JenaJenaGermany
  2. 2.Johannes-Gutenberg Universität MainzMainzGermany
  3. 3.ExtreMe Matter Institute EMMIDarmstadtGermany
  4. 4.GSI Helmholtzzentrum fuer SchwerionenforschungDarmstadtGermany
  5. 5.LASERIX-CLUPSUniversité Paris-Sud 11OrsayFrance
  6. 6.Laboratoire d’Optique AppliquéePalaiseau cedexFrance
  7. 7.Goethe-Universität FrankfurtFrankfurtGermany
  8. 8.Institute of Modern PhysicsChinese Academy of SciencesLanzhouPeople’s Republic of China

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