1 June 1991 Study of x-ray emission from picosecond laser-plasma interaction
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Proceedings Volume 1413, Short-Pulse High-Intensity Lasers and Applications; (1991) https://doi.org/10.1117/12.46143
Event: Optics, Electro-Optics, and Laser Applications in Science and Engineering, 1991, Los Angeles, CA, United States
The kilo-electron-volt x-ray emission from picosecond laser plasma interactions is investigated using filtered x-ray PIN diodes and a time-integrated crystal spectrograph. Different laser pulse shapes are used. The conditions required to generate high-power, short-pulse duration x-ray line emission are analyzed. The plasma must be hot enough to ionize to the appropriate charge state and then cool rapidly to quench the emission.
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Hong Chen, Hong Chen, Yung-Ho Chuang, Yung-Ho Chuang, J. A. Delettrez, J. A. Delettrez, S. Uchida, S. Uchida, David D. Meyerhofer, David D. Meyerhofer, "Study of x-ray emission from picosecond laser-plasma interaction", Proc. SPIE 1413, Short-Pulse High-Intensity Lasers and Applications, (1 June 1991); doi: 10.1117/12.46143; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.46143


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