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Saturation of the Xe iii 109-nm laser using traveling-wave laser-produced-plasma excitation

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Abstract

We describe the construction and operation of a 109-nm, photoionization-pumped, single-pass laser in Xe iii. The laser is pumped by soft x rays emitted from a laser-produced plasma in a traveling-wave geometry. Using a 3.5-J, 300-psec, 1064-nm laser pump pulse, we measure a small-signal gain coefficient of 4.4 cm−1 and a total small-signal gain of exp(40). The laser is fully saturated and produces an output energy of 20 μJ in a beam with 10-mrad divergence.

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