J. Phys. IV France 11 (2001) Pr2-491-Pr2-494
Set-up for ultrafast time-resolved X-ray diffraction using a femtosecond laser-plasma keV X-ray sourceC. Blome, K. Sokolowski-Tinten, C. Dietrich, A. Tarasevitch and D. von der Linde
Institute for Laser- and Plasmaphysics, University of Essen, 45117 Essen, Germany
A short-pulse 4.51 keV Ti [MATH] femtosecond laser-plasma driven hard x-ray source has been built and characterized. This source is incorporated into a set-up for ultrafast time-resolved x-ray diffraction experiments, to study ultrafast lattice dynamics in laser-excited materials.
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