Accession Number:

ADA167197

Title:

Solid Neon Sources for Plasmas and X-Ray Lasers.

Descriptive Note:

Interim rept.,

Corporate Author:

NAVAL RESEARCH LAB WASHINGTON DC

Report Date:

1985-04-30

Pagination or Media Count:

13.0

Abstract:

A thin layer of frozen neon is condensed onto a cryogenically cooled substrate for use in generating a neon plasma for x-ray laser research. The freezing process and quasi-equilibrium state of the layer are discussed with a phase diagram. Spectral purity of a neon plasma formed by laser irradiation is demonstrated with grazing incidence x-ray spectroscopy. Control of the layer thickness is possible to the point that a substrate spectrum is also obtained.

Subject Categories:

  • Lasers and Masers
  • Plasma Physics and Magnetohydrodynamics
  • Thermodynamics

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE