Imaging with X-ray lasers

L. B. Da Silva, B. Cauble, G. Frieders, J. A. Koch, B. J. MacGowan, D. L. Matthews, S. Mrowka, D. Ress, James E Trebes, T. L. Weiland

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Collisionally pumped soft X-ray lasers now operate over a wavelength range extending from 35-300 A.These sources have high peak brightness and are now being utilized for X-ray imaging and plasmainterferometry. In this paper we will describe our efforts to probe long scalelength plasmas using Moiredeflectometry and soft X-ray imaging. The progress in the development of short pulse X-ray lasers using adouble pulse irradiation technique which incorporates a travelling wave pump will also be presented.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)158-164
Number of pages7
JournalProceedings of SPIE - The International Society for Optical Engineering
StatePublished - Feb 1 1994
Externally publishedYes
EventUltrashort Wavelength Lasers II 1993 - San Diego, United States
Duration: Jul 11 1993Jul 16 1993

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Electronic, Optical and Magnetic Materials
  • Condensed Matter Physics
  • Computer Science Applications
  • Applied Mathematics
  • Electrical and Electronic Engineering


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