Study of compact x-ray laser with a cavity pumped by pulse-train YAG laser

Yamaguchi, Naohiro; Fujikawa, Chiemi; Ohchi, Tadayuki; Ando, Kozo; Hara, Tamio
May 2000
AIP Conference Proceedings;2000, Vol. 507 Issue 1, p737
Academic Journal
We have been developing a tabletop x-ray laser based on the recombination plasma scheme. X-ray lasing of the 15.47 nm transition line of Li-like Al in an x-ray laser cavity has been demonstrated. The cavity output has been characterized to have a beam divergence of about 3 mrad with an absolute intensity of approximately 1×10[sup g] photons/shot. The double-target configuration has been introduced to improve cavity output intensity substantially, Preliminary results will be presented.


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