Amplification of soft x rays in Ne-like germanium ions created by 0.53-m laser light

D. Naccache, A. Decoster, S. Jacquemot, M. Louis-Jacquet, C. J. Keane, B. J. MacGowan, Dennis L Matthews

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Abstract

We have performed experiments on germanium plasma irradiated with 0.53-m laser light. A soft-x-ray amplification was observed. 2- and 2.4-cm-1 gains were measured for the two brightest lasing lines at 232.2 and 236.2. A temporal analysis of lasing lines and gain is reported. Simulations by a series of computer programs compared favorably with the measured values and contributed to the clarification of some experimental results.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)3027-3033
Number of pages7
JournalPhysical Review A
Volume42
Issue number5
DOIs
StatePublished - 1990
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Atomic and Molecular Physics, and Optics
  • Physics and Astronomy(all)

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