Soft X-ray/EUV light source

Our approach for generating EUV light – Gas-puff Theta pinches

Soft x rays for 3-D x-ray tomographic microscopy can be generated using gas-puff z pinches

Line radiation in the range of 40-15 Å (310-830 eV) with a total energy of 10 J using CO2 is expected.
Soft x rays (~520eV) from synchrotron radiation at Advanced Light Source (ALS) is used for 3-D x-ray tomographic microscopy.
Building an x-ray laser with wavelength of 41.8 / 32.8 nm is possible if Xenon or Krypton is used.

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