Accession Number:

ADA030725

Title:

A Feasibility Experiment for a Soft X-Ray Laser

Descriptive Note:

Final rept.

Corporate Author:

AIR FORCE WEAPONS LAB KIRTLAND AFB NM

Report Date:

1976-09-01

Pagination or Media Count:

41.0

Abstract:

X-ray lasing in the region of 44 to 117 A is possible using a mode-locked, picosecond Nd glass laser as a pump. This report discusses the necessary conditions along with expected gain and loss mechanisms. Also detailed is a history of Air Force Weapons Laboratory involvement in this effort.

Subject Categories:

  • Lasers and Masers

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE