OSA's Digital Library

Optics Letters

Optics Letters

| RAPID, SHORT PUBLICATIONS ON THE LATEST IN OPTICAL DISCOVERIES

  • Vol. 21, Iss. 12 — Jun. 15, 1996
  • pp: 866–868

Two-dimensional near-field images of the neonlike germanium soft-x-ray laser

Juan C. Moreno, Yuelin Li, Peixiang Lu, Joseph Nilsen, and Ernst E. Fill  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Letters, Vol. 21, Issue 12, pp. 866-868 (1996)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OL.21.000866


View Full Text Article

Acrobat PDF (793 KB)





Browse Journals / Lookup Meetings

Browse by Journal and Year


   


Lookup Conference Papers

Close Browse Journals / Lookup Meetings

Article Tools

Share
Citations

Abstract

We present what are believed to be the first two-dimensional near-field images of the neonlike germanium x-ray laser obtained with multilayer imaging mirrors. The Asterix iodine laser, with a low-intensity prepulse 5.23 ns before the main pulse, was used to irradiate germanium slab targets. We observe a large difference in the spatial dependence of the J = 0−1 and J = 2−1 lines of germanium, with the J = 2−1 emission peaking farther away from the target surface. The prepulse level is also observed to have a significant effect on the spatial dependence of the germanium laser lines. A great deal of structure is observed in the near-field images, particularly in the J = 0−1 emission.

© 1996 Optical Society of America

History
Original Manuscript: November 9, 1995
Published: June 15, 1996

Citation
Juan C. Moreno, Yuelin Li, Peixiang Lu, Joseph Nilsen, and Ernst E. Fill, "Two-dimensional near-field images of the neonlike germanium soft-x-ray laser," Opt. Lett. 21, 866-868 (1996)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/ol/abstract.cfm?URI=ol-21-12-866

You do not have subscription access to this journal. Citation lists with outbound citation links are available to subscribers only. You may subscribe either as an OSA member, or as an authorized user of your institution.

Contact your librarian or system administrator
or
Log in to access OSA Member Subscription

You do not have subscription access to this journal. Cited by links are available to subscribers only. You may subscribe either as an OSA member, or as an authorized user of your institution.

Contact your librarian or system administrator
or
Log in to access OSA Member Subscription

You do not have subscription access to this journal. Article level metrics are available to subscribers only. You may subscribe either as an OSA member, or as an authorized user of your institution.

Contact your librarian or system administrator
or
Log in to access OSA Member Subscription

« Previous Article  |  Next Article »

OSA is a member of CrossRef.

CrossCheck Deposited