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  • Vol. 30, Iss. 16 — Aug. 15, 2005
  • pp: 2167–2169

Single-optical-element soft-x-ray interferometry with a laser-plasma x-ray source

Ulrich Vogt, Magnus Lindblom, Per A. C. Jansson, Tomi T. Tuohimaa, Anders Holmberg, Hans M. Hertz, Marek Wieland, and Thomas Wilhein  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Letters, Vol. 30, Issue 16, pp. 2167-2169 (2005)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OL.30.002167


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Abstract

We report on a compact interferometer for the water-window soft-x-ray range that is suitable for operation with laser-plasma sources. The interferometer consists of a single diffractive optical element that focuses impinging x rays to two focal spots. The light from these two secondary sources forms the interference pattern. The interferometer was operated with a liquid-nitrogen jet laser-plasma source at lambda=2.88 nm. Scalar wave-field propagation was used to simulate the interference pattern, showing good correspondence between theoretical and experimental results. The diffractive optical element can simultaneously be used as an imaging optic, and we demonstrate soft-x-ray microscopy with interferometric contrast enhancement of a phase object.

© 2005 Optical Society of America

OCIS Codes
(050.1970) Diffraction and gratings : Diffractive optics
(340.7450) X-ray optics : X-ray interferometry
(340.7460) X-ray optics : X-ray microscopy

Citation
Ulrich Vogt, Magnus Lindblom, Per A. C. Jansson, Tomi T. Tuohimaa, Anders Holmberg, Hans M. Hertz, Marek Wieland, and Thomas Wilhein, "Single-optical-element soft-x-ray interferometry with a laser-plasma x-ray source," Opt. Lett. 30, 2167-2169 (2005)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/ol/abstract.cfm?URI=ol-30-16-2167

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