TITLE

X-ray generation by high irradiance subpicosecond lasers

AUTHOR(S)
Kyrala, G.A.; Fulton, R.D.
PUB. DATE
May 1992
SOURCE
Applied Physics Letters;5/4/1992, Vol. 60 Issue 18, p2195
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Examines the interaction of ultrashort laser pulses with aluminum targets at high irradiances. Dominance of H- and He-like lines from aluminum in the x-ray spectrum; Emission of the x rays from a region of subcritical electron density; Effect of increased laser irradiance on the interaction of a subpicosecond laser pulses.
ACCESSION #
4241207

 

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