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Gratings for Ultrashort Coherent Pulses in the Extreme Ultraviolet

  • Taro SekikawaEmail author
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Part of the Springer Series in Optical Sciences book series (SSOS, volume 197)

Abstract

We discuss the recent new applications of gratings for ultrashort light pulses in the extreme ultraviolet (XUV) and soft X-ray range. A special emphasis is placed on the applications to high harmonics that are generated by the nonlinear interaction between the ultrashort laser pulses and atoms or molecules. We present the development and characterization of optical systems that use gratings to select single harmonic with the preserved pulse duration.

Keywords

Pulse Duration High Harmonic Optical Path Length Diffraction Efficiency Ultrashort Laser Pulse 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Applied PhysicsHokkaido UniversitySapporoJapan

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