OSA's Digital Library

Optics Letters

Optics Letters

| RAPID, SHORT PUBLICATIONS ON THE LATEST IN OPTICAL DISCOVERIES

  • Vol. 21, Iss. 14 — Jul. 15, 1996
  • pp: 1035–1037

High-gain x-ray lasing at 11.1 nm in sodiumlike copper driven by a 20-J, 2-ps Nd:glass laser

J. Zhang, E. E. Fill, Y. Li, D. Schlögl, J. Steingruber, M. Holden, G. J. Tallents, A. Demir, P. Zeitoun, C. Danson, P. A. Norreys, F. Walsh, M. H. Key, C. L. S. Lewis, and A. G. McPhee  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Letters, Vol. 21, Issue 14, pp. 1035-1037 (1996)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OL.21.001035


View Full Text Article

Enhanced HTML    Acrobat PDF (216 KB)





Browse Journals / Lookup Meetings

Browse by Journal and Year


   


Lookup Conference Papers

Close Browse Journals / Lookup Meetings

Article Tools

Share
Citations

Abstract

Evidence of high gain pumped by recombination has been observed in the 5g−4f transition at 11.1 nm in sodiumlike copper ions with use of a 20-J 2-ps Nd:glass laser system. The time- and space-integrated gain coefficient was 8.8 ± 1.4 cm−1, indicating a single-transit amplification of ∼60 times. This experiment has shown that 2 ps is the optimum pulse duration to drive the sodiumlike copper recombination x-ray lasing at 11.1 nm.

© 1996 Optical Society of America

History
Original Manuscript: January 29, 1996
Published: July 15, 1996

Citation
J. Zhang, E. E. Fill, M. Holden, C. Danson, M. H. Key, C. L. S. Lewis, A. G. McPhee, P. A. Norreys, G. J. Tallents, Y. Li, D. Schlögl, A. Demir, F. Walsh, P. Zeitoun, and J. Steingruber, "High-gain x-ray lasing at 11.1 nm in sodiumlike copper driven by a 20-J, 2-ps Nd:glass laser," Opt. Lett. 21, 1035-1037 (1996)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/ol/abstract.cfm?URI=ol-21-14-1035


Sort:  Author  |  Year  |  Journal  |  Reset  

References

  1. G. Jamelot, A. Klisnick, A. Carillon, H. Guennou, A. Sureau, P. Jaegle, Phys J. B 18, 4647 (1985). [CrossRef]
  2. S. Suckewer, C. H. Skinner, H. Milchberg, C. Keane, D. Voorhees, Phys. Rev. Lett. 55, 1753 (1985). [CrossRef] [PubMed]
  3. C. Chenais-Popovics, R. Corbett, C. J. Hooker, M. H. Key, G. P. Kiehn, C. L. S. Lewis, G. J. Pert, C. Regan, S. J. Rose, S. Sadaat, R. Smith, T. Tomie, O. Willi, Phys. Rev. Lett. 59, 2161 (1987). [CrossRef]
  4. H. Azuma, Y. Kato, K. Yamakawa, T. Tachi, M. Nishio, H. Shiraga, S. Nakai, S. A. Ramsden, G. J. Pert, S. J. Rose, Opt. Lett. 15, 1011 (1990). [CrossRef] [PubMed]
  5. J. Zhang, M. H. Key, Appl. Phys. B 58, 13 (1994). [CrossRef]
  6. G.J. Pert, in X-Ray Lasers 1994, D. C. Eder, D. L. Matthews, eds. (AIP Press, New York, 1994), p. 49.
  7. J. Zhang, M. H. Key, P. A. Norreys, G. J. Tallents, A. Behjat, C. Danson, A. Demir, L. Dwivedi, M. Holden, P. B. Holden, C. L. S. Lewis, A. G. MacPhee, D. Neely, G. J. Pert, S. A. Ramsden, S. J. Rose, Y. F. Shao, O. Thomas, F. Walsh, Y. L. You, Phys. Rev. Lett. 74, 1335 (1995). [CrossRef] [PubMed]
  8. P. Jaegle, G. Jamelot, A. Carillon, A. Klisnick, A. Sureau, H. Guennou, J. Opt. Soc. Am. B 4, 563 (1987). [CrossRef]
  9. J. Steingruber, E. E. Fill, Appl. Phys. B 58, 29 (1994). [CrossRef]
  10. C. N. Danson, L. J. Barzanti, Z. Chang, A. E. Damerall, C. B. Edwards, S. Hancock, M. H. R. Hutchinson, M. H. Key, S. Luan, R. R. Mahadeo, I. P. Mercer, P. A. Norreys, D. A. Pepler, D. A. Rodkis, I. N. Ross, M. A. Smith, R. A. Smith, P. Taday, W. T. Toner, K. W. M. Wigmore, T. B. Winstone, R. W. W. Wyatt, F. Zhou, Opt. Commun. 103, 392 (1993). [CrossRef]
  11. P. Z. Fan, Z. Q. Zhang, J. Z. Zhou, R. S. Jin, Z. Z. Xu, X. Guo, Appl. Opt. 31, 6720 (1992). [CrossRef] [PubMed]
  12. J. Zhang, M. H. Key, S. J. Rose, G. J. Tallents, Phys. Rev. A 49, 4024 (1994). [CrossRef] [PubMed]
  13. G. J. Linford, E. R. Peressini, W. R. Sooy, M. L. Spaeth, Appl. Opt. 13, 379 (1974). [CrossRef] [PubMed]

Cited By

Alert me when this paper is cited

OSA is able to provide readers links to articles that cite this paper by participating in CrossRef's Cited-By Linking service. CrossRef includes content from more than 3000 publishers and societies. In addition to listing OSA journal articles that cite this paper, citing articles from other participating publishers will also be listed.

Figures

Fig. 1 Fig. 2 Fig. 3
 

« Previous Article  |  Next Article »

OSA is a member of CrossRef.

CrossCheck Deposited