X-ray-emission from thin-foil laser-produced plasmas
Authors: Gizzi LA., Batani D., Biancalana V., Giulietti A., Giulietti D.
Autors Affiliation: CNR, Ist Fis Atom & Molec, via Giardino 7, I-56127 Pisa, Italy;
Univ Pisa, Dipartimento Fis, Piazza Torricelli 2, Pisa, Italy
Abstract: We studied X-ray emission from laser plasmas produced by irradiation of thin plastic foils with 1.064-mu-m Nd laser light at intensity up to 2 x 10(13) W/cm2 with 3-ns pulses. The level of X-ray emission at different spectral windows was measured versus laser intensity and foil thickness. The electron temperature of the X-ray source was also measured. At intensity above 6 x 10(12) W/cm2 our data showed the formation of nonthermal tails in the X-ray spectrum, which has been related to two plasmon decay instability.
Journal/Review: LASER AND PARTICLE BEAMS
Volume: 10 (1) Pages from: 65 to: 74
KeyWords: targetsDOI: 10.1017/S0263034600004213Citations: 15data from “WEB OF SCIENCE” (of Thomson Reuters) are update at: 2021-10-24References taken from IsiWeb of Knowledge: (subscribers only)Connecting to view paper tab on IsiWeb: Click hereConnecting to view citations from IsiWeb: Click here