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  • Editor: Alan E. Willner
  • Vol. 38, Iss. 8 — Apr. 15, 2013
  • pp: 1253–1255

Ultrafast direct imaging using a single high harmonic burst

Kyoung Hwan Lee, Seung Beom Park, Himanshu Singhal, and Chang Hee Nam  »View Author Affiliations

Optics Letters, Vol. 38, Issue 8, pp. 1253-1255 (2013)

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We have demonstrated ultrafast direct soft x-ray microscopy imaging. Microscopy images were acquired using an objective zone plate and a single strong high harmonic burst generated from He in a two-color laser field. This zone-plate-based microscopy system delivered real-space images directly without any data processing. The spatial resolution of the microscope was estimated to be about 140 nm from the image of nanoscale grating patterns.

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(140.7240) Lasers and laser optics : UV, EUV, and X-ray lasers
(180.7460) Microscopy : X-ray microscopy
(320.7080) Ultrafast optics : Ultrafast devices

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Original Manuscript: February 6, 2013
Revised Manuscript: March 14, 2013
Manuscript Accepted: March 15, 2013
Published: April 4, 2013

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Kyoung Hwan Lee, Seung Beom Park, Himanshu Singhal, and Chang Hee Nam, "Ultrafast direct imaging using a single high harmonic burst," Opt. Lett. 38, 1253-1255 (2013)

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