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  • Editor: C. Martijn de Sterke
  • Vol. 15, Iss. 7 — Apr. 2, 2007
  • pp: 4112–4117

Seventy-first harmonic generation from doubly charged ions in preformed laser-ablation vanadium plume at 110 eV

Masayuki Suzuki, Luc Bertrand Elouga Bom, Tsuneyuki Ozaki, Rashid A. Ganeev, Motoyoshi Baba, and Hiroto Kuroda  »View Author Affiliations

Optics Express, Vol. 15, Issue 7, pp. 4112-4117 (2007)

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We have demonstrated a generation of 71st harmonic at a photon energy of 110 eV (wavelength 11.2 nm) using low ionized vanadium ions in a laser-ablation plume. The conversion efficiency of this harmonic was estimated to be 1.6×10-7. Such high harmonic generation occurred from the interaction of a femtosecond laser pulse with a doubly charged ion, which has high third ionization potential. This work shows the extension of HHG cutoff energy can be achieved by using the doubly charged ion.

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OCIS Codes
(140.7240) Lasers and laser optics : UV, EUV, and X-ray lasers
(190.4160) Nonlinear optics : Multiharmonic generation

ToC Category:
Nonlinear Optics

Original Manuscript: February 1, 2007
Revised Manuscript: March 1, 2007
Manuscript Accepted: March 2, 2007
Published: April 2, 2007

Masayuki Suzuki, Luc Bertrand Elouga Bom, Tsuneyuki Ozaki, Rashid A. Ganeev, Motoyoshi Baba, and Hiroto Kuroda, "Seventy-first harmonic generation from doubly charged ions in preformed laser-ablation vanadium plume at 110 eV," Opt. Express 15, 4112-4117 (2007)

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