Saturated output of a Ge XXIII x-ray laser at 19.6 nm

J. Zhang, P.J. Warwick, E. Wolfrum, M.H. Key, C. Danson, A. Demir, S. Healy, D.H. Kalantar, N.S. Kim, Ciaran Lewis, J. Lin, A.G. MacPhee, D. Neely, J. Nilsen, G.J. Pert, R. Smith, G.J. Tallents, J.S. Wark

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We report on measurements of the saturated single frequency output of a Ge XXIII x-ray laser on the J=0-->1 transition at 19.6 nm from a refraction compensating double target driven by 150 J of energy from 75-ps Nd-glass laser pulses. The 19.6-nm line completely dominated the laser output. The output energy was measured to be 0.9 mJ in a beam of 6.6x30 mrad(2) divergence, corresponding to a conversion efficiency of 6 x 10(-6).
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)R4653-R4656
Number of pages4
JournalPhysical Review A
Publication statusPublished - 1996


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