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  • Vol. 17, Iss. 5 — May. 1, 2000
  • pp: 868–876

Transmission of laser radiation through microcapillary plasmas

A. Yu. Goltsov, D. V. Korobkin, Y. Ping, and S. Suckewer  »View Author Affiliations


JOSA B, Vol. 17, Issue 5, pp. 868-876 (2000)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/JOSAB.17.000868


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Abstract

Propagation of laser radiation through a plasma, created in microcapillaries, has been investigated under various experimental conditions, which are closely related to x-ray laser development. It has been shown that the absorption of laser radiation in a microcapillary plasma depends on the microcapillary diameter as well as on the laser parameters and provides a good lead for the process of optimization of the soft-x-ray gain generation. Real-time nonintrusive plasma probing with a low-intensity He–Ne laser beam has also been performed.

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OCIS Codes
(140.7240) Lasers and laser optics : UV, EUV, and X-ray lasers
(230.7380) Optical devices : Waveguides, channeled
(300.6560) Spectroscopy : Spectroscopy, x-ray

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A. Yu. Goltsov, D. V. Korobkin, Y. Ping, and S. Suckewer, "Transmission of laser radiation through microcapillary plasmas," J. Opt. Soc. Am. B 17, 868-876 (2000)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/josab/abstract.cfm?URI=josab-17-5-868


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