Generation of Coherent X-Ray Radiation with Relativistic Nonlinear Processes

  • Y. Kato
  • M. Kando
  • A. S. Pirozhkov
  • T. Zh. Esirkepov
  • K. Kawase
  • H. Daido
  • H. Kiriyama
  • S. V. Bulanov
Conference paper
Part of the Springer Proceedings in Physics book series (SPPHY, volume 136)


Generation of coherent x-ray radiation with plasmas at relativistic intensities is a promising approach which can be scaled to shorter wavelengths without being limited by ionization as in atomic harmonics and plasma x-ray lasers. Here we report experimental results of the two approaches: frequency up-shifting with a relativistic flying mirror and high order harmonic generation in underdense relativistic plasma. Although investigations are in initial stages, both approaches are promising for generating bright x-ray radiation in the xuv to x-ray regions.


Coherent Radiation Source Pulse High Order Harmonic Generation Wake Wave Plasma Mirror 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Y. Kato
    • 1
    • 2
  • M. Kando
    • 2
  • A. S. Pirozhkov
    • 2
  • T. Zh. Esirkepov
    • 2
  • K. Kawase
    • 2
  • H. Daido
    • 3
  • H. Kiriyama
    • 2
  • S. V. Bulanov
    • 2
  1. 1.The Graduate School for the Creation of New Photonics IndustriesHamamatsuJapan
  2. 2.Advanced Photon Research CenterJAEAKizugawaJapan
  3. 3.Applied Laser Technology InstituteJAEATsurugaJapan

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