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Characterization of a seeded optical-field ionized collisional soft x-ray laser

  • S. Sebban
  • F. Tissandier
  • J. P. Goddet
  • O. Guilbaud
  • J. Gautier
  • Ph. Zeitoun
  • C. Valentin
  • G. Lambert
  • G Maynard
  • B. Robillard
  • A. Klisnick
  • T. Mocek
  • J. Nejdl
Part of the Springer Proceedings in Physics book series (SPPHY, volume 136)

Abstract

We report spatial and spectral characterization an optical-field-ionized high-order harmonic-seeded soft-x-ray laser showing. We show that it can be controlled between a regular Gaussian shape and a Bessel profile exhibiting several rings via the IR laser pump intensity. The temporal coherence and spectral linewidths of both the seeded and unseeded soft-x-ray lasers were experimentally measured using a varying path difference interferometer. It showed that the high-order harmonic is subject to a strong spectral narrowing during its propagation in the plasma amplifier without rebroadening at saturation.

Keywords

Pump Intensity Temporal Coherence Central Spot Bessel Beam High Order Harmonic 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • S. Sebban
    • 1
  • F. Tissandier
    • 1
  • J. P. Goddet
    • 1
  • O. Guilbaud
    • 2
  • J. Gautier
    • 1
  • Ph. Zeitoun
    • 1
  • C. Valentin
    • 1
  • G. Lambert
    • 1
  • G Maynard
    • 2
  • B. Robillard
    • 2
  • A. Klisnick
    • 4
  • T. Mocek
    • 3
  • J. Nejdl
    • 3
  1. 1.Laboratoire d’Optique Appliquéechemin de la huniérePalaiseauFrance
  2. 2.LPGP, Université Paris-SudOrsayFrance
  3. 3.Department of X-Ray LasersInstitute of PhysicsPragueCzech Republic
  4. 4.ISMO, Bât. 350, CNRS, Université Paris-Sud 11OrsayFrance

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