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Journal of the Optical Society of America B


  • Editor: Henry M. Van Driel
  • Vol. 25, Iss. 11 — Nov. 1, 2008
  • pp: 1811–1814

Soft x-ray laser holography with wavelength resolution

P. W. Wachulak, M. C. Marconi, R. A. Bartels, C. S. Menoni, and J. J. Rocca  »View Author Affiliations

JOSA B, Vol. 25, Issue 11, pp. 1811-1814 (2008)

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We report the tabletop acquisition of soft x-ray holographic images of nanostructures with a spatial resolution of 46 ± 2 nm , nearly equal to the wavelength of the illumination. Holograms of carbon nanotubes were recorded using a compact, tabletop capillary-discharge soft x-ray laser emitting at 46.9 nm in a high-numerical-aperture Gabor configuration.

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OCIS Codes
(140.7240) Lasers and laser optics : UV, EUV, and X-ray lasers
(180.7460) Microscopy : X-ray microscopy
(340.7480) X-ray optics : X-rays, soft x-rays, extreme ultraviolet (EUV)
(090.1995) Holography : Digital holography

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Original Manuscript: August 18, 2008
Manuscript Accepted: August 26, 2008
Published: October 13, 2008

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P. W. Wachulak, M. C. Marconi, R. A. Bartels, C. S. Menoni, and J. J. Rocca, "Soft x-ray laser holography with wavelength resolution," J. Opt. Soc. Am. B 25, 1811-1814 (2008)

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