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  • Vol. 29, Iss. 17 — Sep. 1, 2004
  • pp: 2079–2081

Generation of picosecond hard-x-ray pulses in a femtosecond-laser-driven x-ray diode

Ulf Hinze, André Egbert, Boris Chichkov, and Klaus Eidmann  »View Author Affiliations

Optics Letters, Vol. 29, Issue 17, pp. 2079-2081 (2004)

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The temporal characteristics of ultrashort hard-x-ray pulses generated in a femtosecond-laser-driven x-ray diode are investigated for what is believed to be the first time. Copper Kα x-ray pulses with a duration of a few picoseconds are measured with a jitter-free x-ray streak camera.

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OCIS Codes
(140.7090) Lasers and laser optics : Ultrafast lasers
(320.2250) Ultrafast optics : Femtosecond phenomena
(320.5390) Ultrafast optics : Picosecond phenomena
(340.7480) X-ray optics : X-rays, soft x-rays, extreme ultraviolet (EUV)

Ulf Hinze, André Egbert, Boris Chichkov, and Klaus Eidmann, "Generation of picosecond hard-x-ray pulses in a femtosecond-laser-driven x-ray diode," Opt. Lett. 29, 2079-2081 (2004)

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