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  • Vol. 19, Iss. 8 — Apr. 15, 1994
  • pp: 569–571

Femtosecond-pulse-driven, electron-excited XUV lasers in eight-times-ionized noble gases

B. E. Lemoff, C. P. J. Barty, and S. E. Harris  »View Author Affiliations

Optics Letters, Vol. 19, Issue 8, pp. 569-571 (1994)

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We propose three XUV laser schemes in the 30–50-nm wavelength region that can be driven by 10-Hz ultrashort-pulse terawatt laser systems. Tunneling ionization by circularly polarized radiation produces both the ions and hot electrons necessary to excite the upper laser level.

© 1994 Optical Society of America

Original Manuscript: November 22, 1993
Published: April 15, 1994

B. E. Lemoff, C. P. J. Barty, and S. E. Harris, "Femtosecond-pulse-driven, electron-excited XUV lasers in eight-times-ionized noble gases," Opt. Lett. 19, 569-571 (1994)

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