2 November 2000 Target analysis of laser plasma droplet-target system
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In this paper the speed of microscopic droplets used as targets for laser-plasma soft x-ray generation is investigated. The speed is measured for a variety of liquids with different hydrodynamic properties and at different pressures. A theoretical model is then adapted to predict the speed of the jet, given the applied pressure and the physical properties of the liquid. Since certain liquids with low surface tension and cryogenic liquids are interesting for laser-plasma generation, obtaining a model for the speed of the liquid is important, as the speed cannot be easily measured for these liquids.
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Oscar E. Hemberg, Bjoern A. M. Hansson, Hans M. Hertz, "Target analysis of laser plasma droplet-target system", Proc. SPIE 4144, Advances in Laboratory-based X-Ray Sources and Optics, (2 November 2000); doi: 10.1117/12.405904; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.405904
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