1 March 2010 Development and application of plasma waveguide based soft x-ray lasers
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Efficient soft x-ray lasing was achieved by using plasma waveguide to confine the pump beam. With a 9-mm-long pure krypton plasma waveguide prepared by using the axicon-ignitor-heater scheme, lasing at 32.8 nm is enhanced by 400 folds. An output level of 8×1010 photon/shot is reached at an energy conversion efficiency of 2×10-6. Seeding the laser with high-harmonic generation yields small divergence, high coherence, and controlled polarization. Application in digital holographic microscopy was demonstrated.
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Jyhpyng Wang, Jyhpyng Wang, Szu-yuan Chen, Szu-yuan Chen, Jiunn-Yuan Lin, Jiunn-Yuan Lin, Hsu-Hsin Chu, Hsu-Hsin Chu, Ming-Chang Chou, Ming-Chang Chou, Ping-Hsun Lin, Ping-Hsun Lin, } "Development and application of plasma waveguide based soft x-ray lasers", Proc. SPIE 7600, Ultrafast Phenomena in Semiconductors and Nanostructure Materials XIV, 760019 (1 March 2010); doi: 10.1117/12.845387; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.845387


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