1 February 1994 Development of injector/amplifier XUV lasers and initial studies of ultrashort pulse UV multiphoton ionization
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Abstract
An injector-amplifier architecture for XUV lasers has been developed and demonstrated using the Ge XXIII collisional laser. Results are described for injection into single and double plasma amplifiers. Prismatic lens-like and higher order aberrations in the amplifier are considered. Limitations on ultimate brightness are discussed and also scaling to operation at shorter wavelengths. A preliminary study has been made of UV multiphoton ionization using 300 fs pulses at high intensity.
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Michael H. Key, Michael H. Key, W. J. Blyth, W. J. Blyth, Gerald F. Cairns, Gerald F. Cairns, A. R. Damerell, A. R. Damerell, A. E. Dangor, A. E. Dangor, Colin N. Danson, Colin N. Danson, J. M. Evans, J. M. Evans, Graeme J. Hirst, Graeme J. Hirst, M. Holden, M. Holden, Chris J. Hooker, Chris J. Hooker, J. R. Houliston, J. R. Houliston, J. Krishnan, J. Krishnan, Ciaran L. S. Lewis, Ciaran L. S. Lewis, J. M. D. Lister, J. M. D. Lister, Andrew G. MacPhee, Andrew G. MacPhee, Z. Najmudin, Z. Najmudin, David Neely, David Neely, Peter A. Norreys, Peter A. Norreys, Allen A. Offenberger, Allen A. Offenberger, Karoly Osvay, Karoly Osvay, Geoffrey J. Pert, Geoffrey J. Pert, S. G. Preston, S. G. Preston, Stuart A. Ramsden, Stuart A. Ramsden, Ian N. Ross, Ian N. Ross, Wilson Sibbett, Wilson Sibbett, Gregory J. Tallents, Gregory J. Tallents, C. Smith, C. Smith, Justin S. Wark, Justin S. Wark, Jie Zhang, Jie Zhang, } "Development of injector/amplifier XUV lasers and initial studies of ultrashort pulse UV multiphoton ionization", Proc. SPIE 2012, Ultrashort Wavelength Lasers II, (1 February 1994); doi: 10.1117/12.167389; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.167389
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