An interferometer is constructed utilizing 13.9 nm radiation from a plasma-based soft X-ray laser. Single-shot measurement with a time-resolution of 7 ps is performed to observe the initial stage of the ablation process in platinum.
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(320.0320) Ultrafast optics : Ultrafast optics
(320.5390) Ultrafast optics : Picosecond phenomena
(340.0340) X-ray optics : X-ray optics
(340.7480) X-ray optics : X-rays, soft x-rays, extreme ultraviolet (EUV)
T. Suemoto, K. Terakawa, Y. Minami, Y. Ochi, N. Hasegawa, T. Kawachi, T. Tomita, M. Yamamoto, and M. Deki, "Soft X-Ray Interferometer for Time-Resolved Diagnostics of Laser-Aided Nano-Fabrication," in International Conference on Ultrafast Phenomena, OSA Technical Digest (CD) (Optical Society of America, 2010), paper TuE1.
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