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  • Vol. 14, Iss. 6 — Jun. 1, 1997
  • pp: 1511–1514

Design of a picosecond-laser-driven Ni-like Mo x-ray laser near 20 nm

Joseph Nilsen  »View Author Affiliations


JOSA B, Vol. 14, Issue 6, pp. 1511-1514 (1997)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/JOSAB.14.001511


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Abstract

The gain is predicted for a solid molybdenum target illuminated by several joules of combined energy from a nanosecond laser pulse to create a preplasma followed by a picosecond laser pulse to drive the gain. Gains greater than 300 cm-1 are predicted for the Ni-like Mo 4d 1S04p 1P1 transition at 18.9 nm, which is driven by the monopole collisional excitation. High gain is also predicted for a self-photo-pumped 4f 1P14d 1P1 transition at 22.0 nm and several other transitions driven by inner shell collisional ionization.

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Joseph Nilsen, "Design of a picosecond-laser-driven Ni-like Mo x-ray laser near 20 nm," J. Opt. Soc. Am. B 14, 1511-1514 (1997)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/josab/abstract.cfm?URI=josab-14-6-1511


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