Small-scale Coherent EUV Light Sources from High-Harmonic Generation

Bartels, R. A.; Backus, S.; Lei, C.; Paul, A.; Christov, I. P.; Murnane, M. M.; Kapteyn, Henry C.
November 2002
AIP Conference Proceedings;2002, Vol. 641 Issue 1, p401
Conference Proceeding
Coherent EUV light can be generated using the process of high-harmonic upconversion of pulses from a high-intensity femtosecond laser. Recent advances in ultrafast laser technology, combined with the development of efficient techniques for high-harmonic generation (HHG), now make routine small-scale, table-top experiments using coherent EUV light. New advances, such as the use of pulse shaping and quasi-phase matched geometries, give new fiexibility in the design of coherent EUV sources.


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