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3 November 2004 Temporal characteristics of an electron-based ultrashort hard x-ray source
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Recently, an electron-based ultrashort hard-x-ray source has been developed at the Laser Zentrum Hannover e.V. In this source x-ray pulses are produced by combining femtosecond laser technology with a specially designed x-ray diode. At first, ultrashort electron pulses are generated by photoemission from a photocathode. Then, these electron pulses are accelerated over a short distance towards a high-Z anode. Hard-x-rays are produced via Bremsstrahlung and characteristic line emission. Now detailed measurements of the hard-x-ray pulse duration have been performed using an advanced streak camera. The streak camera has a sub-picosecond time resolution in the keV range. With this camera hard-x-ray pulse durations of less than 10 ps were observed for electron pulse charges of the order of several pC. In this contribution we present our results on the x-ray pulse duration measurements and their dependence on different experimental parameters. A comparison with theoretical simulations is given.
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Ulf Hinze, Andre Egbert, Boris N. Chichkov, and Klaus Eidmann "Temporal characteristics of an electron-based ultrashort hard x-ray source", Proc. SPIE 5537, X-Ray Sources and Optics, (3 November 2004); https://doi.org/10.1117/12.557157
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