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Title: High intensity vacuum ultraviolet and extreme ultraviolet production by noncollinear mixing in laser vaporized media

Abstract

A method is described for generating intense pulsed vacuum ultraviolet (VUV) and extreme ultraviolet (XUV) laser radiation by resonance enhanced four-wave mixing of commercial pulsed nanosecond lasers in laser vaporized mercury under windowless conditions. By employing noncollinear mixing of the input beams, the need of dispersive elements such as gratings for separating the VUV/XUV from the residual UV and visible beams is eliminated. A number of schemes are described, facilitating access to the 9.9–14.6 eV range. A simple and convenient scheme for generating wavelengths of 125 nm, 112 nm, and 104 nm (10 eV, 11 eV, and 12 eV) using two dye lasers without the need for dye changes is described.

Authors:
; ;  [1]
  1. Baker Laboratory, Department of Chemistry and Chemical Biology, Cornell University, Ithaca, New York 14853-1301 (United States)
Publication Date:
OSTI Identifier:
22597959
Resource Type:
Journal Article
Resource Relation:
Journal Name: Review of Scientific Instruments; Journal Volume: 87; Journal Issue: 6; Other Information: (c) 2016 Author(s); Country of input: International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA)
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
46 INSTRUMENTATION RELATED TO NUCLEAR SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY; 75 CONDENSED MATTER PHYSICS, SUPERCONDUCTIVITY AND SUPERFLUIDITY; BEAMS; DYE LASERS; DYES; EV RANGE; EXTREME ULTRAVIOLET RADIATION; FAR ULTRAVIOLET RADIATION; FREQUENCY MIXING; GRATINGS; LASER RADIATION; MERCURY; MIXING; PULSES; RESONANCE; WAVELENGTHS

Citation Formats

Todt, Michael A., Albert, Daniel R., and Davis, H. Floyd, E-mail: hfd1@cornell.edu. High intensity vacuum ultraviolet and extreme ultraviolet production by noncollinear mixing in laser vaporized media. United States: N. p., 2016. Web. doi:10.1063/1.4952749.
Todt, Michael A., Albert, Daniel R., & Davis, H. Floyd, E-mail: hfd1@cornell.edu. High intensity vacuum ultraviolet and extreme ultraviolet production by noncollinear mixing in laser vaporized media. United States. doi:10.1063/1.4952749.
Todt, Michael A., Albert, Daniel R., and Davis, H. Floyd, E-mail: hfd1@cornell.edu. 2016. "High intensity vacuum ultraviolet and extreme ultraviolet production by noncollinear mixing in laser vaporized media". United States. doi:10.1063/1.4952749.
@article{osti_22597959,
title = {High intensity vacuum ultraviolet and extreme ultraviolet production by noncollinear mixing in laser vaporized media},
author = {Todt, Michael A. and Albert, Daniel R. and Davis, H. Floyd, E-mail: hfd1@cornell.edu},
abstractNote = {A method is described for generating intense pulsed vacuum ultraviolet (VUV) and extreme ultraviolet (XUV) laser radiation by resonance enhanced four-wave mixing of commercial pulsed nanosecond lasers in laser vaporized mercury under windowless conditions. By employing noncollinear mixing of the input beams, the need of dispersive elements such as gratings for separating the VUV/XUV from the residual UV and visible beams is eliminated. A number of schemes are described, facilitating access to the 9.9–14.6 eV range. A simple and convenient scheme for generating wavelengths of 125 nm, 112 nm, and 104 nm (10 eV, 11 eV, and 12 eV) using two dye lasers without the need for dye changes is described.},
doi = {10.1063/1.4952749},
journal = {Review of Scientific Instruments},
number = 6,
volume = 87,
place = {United States},
year = 2016,
month = 6
}
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