XUV Output Coupler and XUV/IR Grazing-Incidence Beam Splitter

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As discussed in the introduction chapter, several scenarios for driving nonlinear processes are possible: directly by an oscillator, inside an oscillator or inside a passive resonator and directly by amplified oscillator output. In most cases the XUV and the driving field have to be coupled out from a resonator and/or separated for further experiments. Separation/outcoupling of the XUV and driving field inside the enhancement cavity is the most demanding and richest in constraints among these different approaches. Finding a solution for this problem at extreme conditions allows one to transfer this solution to other XUV-generation approaches, but with strongly relaxed constraints. Such a solution is found in a so-called grazing-incidence plate (GIP).


Brewster Angle Concave Mirror High Average Power High Damage Threshold Enhancement Cavity 
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  1. 1.PhysikLudwig-Maximilians-Universität (LMU)GarchingGermany

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