X-rays from laser-produced plasmas
X-ray emission from laser-produced plasmas is reviewed. The mechanisms by which X-rays are generated are described and the spectra of different elements in the range Z=4 to Z=82 presented. The difficulties of X-ray lasing are outlined. Applications of the technique are listed and two, related to matter at high densities and temperatures, are described in detail.
Bibliographic Reference: Extract: SPIE, Vol. 1140 X-Ray Instrumentation (1989) pp. 6-12
Availability: Society of Photo Optical Instrumentation Engineers, Bellingham, Washington (US)
Record Number: 199011464 / Last updated on: 1994-12-02
Original language: en
Available languages: en