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Production of Short-Wavelength (XUV) Photons From Ion-Laser- Excited-Surface Charge Exchange: Li3+,He+ + Si(111) Systems

  • Hai-Woong Lee
  • Thomas F. George
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Abstract

It has been proposed1,2 that some selected charge-exchange processes may serve as a means of achieving population inversion for short-wavelength (VUV and soft X-ray) lasers.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Hai-Woong Lee
    • 1
  • Thomas F. George
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of PhysicsOakland UniversityRochesterUSA
  2. 2.Department of ChemistryUniversity of RochesterRochesterUSA

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