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  • Vol. 24, Iss. 6 — Mar. 15, 1999
  • pp: 420–422

Soft-x-ray laser interferometry of a plasma with a tabletop laser and a Lloyd's mirror

J. J. Rocca, C. H. Moreno, M. C. Marconi, and K. Kanizay  »View Author Affiliations

Optics Letters, Vol. 24, Issue 6, pp. 420-422 (1999)

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We report what is believed to be the first demonstration of soft-x-ray interferometry of a plasma with a tabletop soft-x-ray laser. A Lloyd's mirror interferometer was used in combination with a very compact λ = 46.9 nm capillary-discharge-pumped laser to map the electron density in the cathode region of a pinch plasma.

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OCIS Codes
(120.3180) Instrumentation, measurement, and metrology : Interferometry
(140.7240) Lasers and laser optics : UV, EUV, and X-ray lasers
(170.7440) Medical optics and biotechnology : X-ray imaging

J. J. Rocca, C. H. Moreno, M. C. Marconi, and K. Kanizay, "Soft-x-ray laser interferometry of a plasma with a tabletop laser and a Lloyd's mirror," Opt. Lett. 24, 420-422 (1999)

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