Use of multilayer targets to inject trace elements into laser-produced plasma

Zigler, A.; Kolbe, J.; Lee, R. W.
April 1987
Applied Physics Letters;4/27/1987, Vol. 50 Issue 17, p1133
Academic Journal
The use of multilayer target with predrilled holes to inject trace elements into laser-produced plasma is presented. The tracer plasma obtained shows a smaller source size and reduced opacity compared to a plasma target. The preparation and alignment of the proposed target are extremely simple.


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