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  • Vol. 12, Iss. 6 — Jun. 1, 1995
  • pp: 980–986

Observation of gain in a recombining H-like boron plasma

J. Goodberlet, S. Basu, M. H. Muendel, S. Kaushik, T. Savas, M. Fleury, and P. L. Hagelstein  »View Author Affiliations

JOSA B, Vol. 12, Issue 6, pp. 980-986 (1995)

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We have observed gain at 26.2 nm in a laser-produced, recombining boron plasma. We conservatively estimate the gain for the B v 3d−2p transition to be 3.7 ± 0.2 cm−1, yielding a gain–length product of 3.0. The highest value of gain was measured 400 μm from the solid target surface and was obtained with the use of a steel blade. The pump-laser power was 1.1 J in 60 ps.

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J. Goodberlet, S. Basu, M. H. Muendel, S. Kaushik, T. Savas, M. Fleury, and P. L. Hagelstein, "Observation of gain in a recombining H-like boron plasma," J. Opt. Soc. Am. B 12, 980-986 (1995)

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