A transmission grating spectrography and its application in both laser plasma and plasma focus

Feng, X.; Liu, M.H.; Lee, S.
August 1997
Review of Scientific Instruments;Aug1997, Vol. 68 Issue 8, p3068
Academic Journal
Focuses on the design and study of a transmission grating spectrograph for soft x-ray measurement in pulsed plasmas. Adjustment system of the spectrograph; Spatially resolved spectrum in two dimensions; Suitability of the spectrograph for coupling with a soft x-ray streak camera.


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