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1 June 1991 Experiments with SPRITE 12 ps facility
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Proceedings Volume 1413, Short-Pulse High-Intensity Lasers and Applications; (1991) https://doi.org/10.1117/12.46137
Event: Optics, Electro-Optics, and Laser Applications in Science and Engineering, 1991, Los Angeles, CA, United States
Abstract
Lateral and axial thermal energy transport in laser-plasma interactions has been studied using a short (12 psec) pre-pulse free KrF pumped Raman laser pulse (λ = 268 nm) of low beam divergence. A new method of producing narrow line foci using random phase plates was employed to study the plasma conditions required to generate high gain, short wavelength recombination X-ray lasers. In addition, the laser energy was focused into a small focal spot (8 μm) for higher intensity (1-2 x 1017 cm-2) interaction studies.
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Gregory J. Tallents, Michael H. Key, Peter A. Norreys, J. Jacoby, Ryosuke Kodama, N. Tragin, Hector A. Baldis, James Dunn, and D. Brown "Experiments with SPRITE 12 ps facility", Proc. SPIE 1413, Short-Pulse High-Intensity Lasers and Applications, (1 June 1991); https://doi.org/10.1117/12.46137
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