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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]; ORCiD logo [1];  [1]
  1. Cornell Univ., Ithaca, NY (United States). Baker Lab., Dept. of Chemistry and Chemical Biology
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Research Org.:
Cornell Univ., Ithaca, NY (United States)
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE; National Science Foundation (NSF)
OSTI Identifier:
1471507
Alternate Identifier(s):
OSTI ID: 1256782
Grant/Contract Number:  
FG02-00ER15095; CHE-1301156
Resource Type:
Accepted Manuscript
Journal Name:
Review of Scientific Instruments
Additional Journal Information:
Journal Volume: 87; Journal Issue: 6; Journal ID: ISSN 0034-6748
Publisher:
American Institute of Physics (AIP)
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
47 OTHER INSTRUMENTATION; 37 INORGANIC, ORGANIC, PHYSICAL, AND ANALYTICAL CHEMISTRY

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Todt, Michael A., Albert, Daniel R., and Davis, H. Floyd. 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. 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. Mon . "High intensity vacuum ultraviolet and extreme ultraviolet production by noncollinear mixing in laser vaporized media". United States. doi:10.1063/1.4952749. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/1471507.
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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},
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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