12 December 2001 Theoretical modeling of the transient Ni-like Ag x-ray laser
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Recent high temporal resolution Ni-like x-ray laser experiments have yielded important insights into the output characteristics of picosecond pumped x-ray lasers. However, current experimental observations do not fully explain the plasma dynamics which are critical to the gain generation within the x-ray laser medium. A theoretical study of the Ni-like Silver x-ray laser has therefore been undertaken to compliment our experimental results, in an attempt to further our understanding of the processes at play in yielding the observed x-ray laser output. Preliminary findings are presented within this paper.
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Raymond Smith, Djamel Benredjem, Clary Moeller, Jaroslav Kuba, Annie Klisnick, Geoffrey J. Pert, Lee Upcraft, Rob King, Jean-Claude J. Gauthier, Ladislav Drska, "Theoretical modeling of the transient Ni-like Ag x-ray laser", Proc. SPIE 4505, Soft X-Ray Lasers and Applications IV, (12 December 2001); doi: 10.1117/12.450580; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.450580
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