In the almost 30 years since their invention, lasers have become commonplace in our society. A quarter of a century after the appearance of the optical laser, experimental x-ray lasers have begun to produce beams with wavelengths 100 times shorter than those of visible light. This article presents a design overview of the soft x-ray laser, and discusses operation of the device, as well as applications.
|Original language||English (US)|
|Number of pages||6|
|State||Published - Dec 1988|
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