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X-Ray Emission from Laser-Produced Plasmas

  • C. M. Dozier (a1), P. G. Burkhalter (a1), B. M. Klein (a1), D. J. Nagel (a1) and R. R. Whitlock (a1)...

Abstract

Intense x-rays are emitted by plasmas formed when sub-nanosecond laser pulses are focused onto materials, Plasmas produced by pulses containing up to 100 J can re-emit over ten percent of the energy as x-rays above about 1.0 keV. These plasmas may be useful flash x-ray sources.

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X-Ray Emission from Laser-Produced Plasmas

  • C. M. Dozier (a1), P. G. Burkhalter (a1), B. M. Klein (a1), D. J. Nagel (a1) and R. R. Whitlock (a1)...

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