1 March 1983 Streaked X-Ray Microscopy Of Laser Fusion Targets
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Proceedings Volume 0348, 15th Intl Congress on High Speed Photography and Photonics; (1983) https://doi.org/10.1117/12.967824
Event: 15th International Congress on High Speed Photography and Photonics, 1982, San Diego, United States
An ultrafast soft x-ray streak camera has been coupled to a Wolter axisymmetric x-ray microscope. This system was used to observe the dynamics of laser fusion targets both in self emission and backlit by laser produced x-ray sources. Spatial resolution was 7 pm and temporal resolution was 20 ps. Data is presented showing the ablative acceleration of foils to velocities near 107 cm/sec and the collision of an accelerated foil with a second foil, observed using 3 keV streaked x-ray backlighting. Good agreement was found between hydrocode simulations, simple models of the ablative acceleration and the observed velocities of the carbon foils.
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Robert H. Price, Robert H. Price, E. Michael Campbell, E. Michael Campbell, Mordecai D. Rosen, Mordecai D. Rosen, Jerome M. Auerbach, Jerome M. Auerbach, Donald W. Phillion, Donald W. Phillion, Robert R. Whitlock, Robert R. Whitlock, Stephen P. Obenshain, Stephen P. Obenshain, Edgar A. McLean, Edgar A. McLean, Barrett H. Ripin, Barrett H. Ripin, "Streaked X-Ray Microscopy Of Laser Fusion Targets", Proc. SPIE 0348, 15th Intl Congress on High Speed Photography and Photonics, (1 March 1983); doi: 10.1117/12.967824; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.967824


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