J. Phys. IV France
Volume 11, Numéro PR2, Juillet 2001
X-Ray Lasers 2000
Page(s) Pr2-491 - Pr2-494
7th International Conference on X-Ray Lasers

J. Phys. IV France 11 (2001) Pr2-491-Pr2-494

DOI: 10.1051/jp4:2001294

Set-up for ultrafast time-resolved X-ray diffraction using a femtosecond laser-plasma keV X-ray source

C. 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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