X-Ray Lasers 2012: Proceedings of the 13th International Conference on X-Ray Lasers, 11-15 June 2012, Paris, France - Springer Proceedings in Physics 147 (Hardback)Stephane Sebban (editor), Julien Gautier (editor), David Ros (editor), Philippe Zeitoun (editor)
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New results in the generation of intense coherent x-rays and progress towards practical devices and their applications are reported in these proceedings, including areas of research in plasma-based x-ray lasers, 4th generation accelerator-based sources and higher harmonic generation.
Recent achievements related to the increase of the repetition rate up to 100 Hz and shorter wavelength collisional plasma-based soft x-ray lasers down to about 7 nm are presented. Seeding the amplifying plasma with a femtosecond high-order harmonic of infrared laser was foreseen as the required breakthrough to break the picosecond frontier. Numerical simulations based on the Maxwell-Bloch model are presented in these proceedings, transposing the chirped pulse amplification technique to the x-ray domain in order to increase the time over which the femtosecond seed can be amplified.
These proceedings also include innovative applications of soft x-ray lasers based on techniques and diagnostics relevant to topical domains such as EUV lithography, inertial confinement fusion, or warm dense matter physics.
Publisher: Springer International Publishing AG
Number of pages: 290
Weight: 6613 g
Dimensions: 235 x 155 x 23 mm
Edition: 2014 ed.
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