J.-C. Gauthier, et al.
J. Phys. IV France 133 (2006) 1201-1203
High repetition rate ultrafast X-ray source from the fs-laser-produced-plasmaN. Zhavoronkov1, K. von Korff Schmising1, M. Bargheer1, M. Woerner1, T. Elsaesser1, O. Klimo2 and J. Limpouch2
1 Max-Born-Institute for Nonlinear Optics and Ultrafast Spectroscopy, Max-Born-Str. 2A, 12489 Berlin, Germany
2 Czech Technical University in Prague, FNSPE, Brehova 7, 115 19 Prague 1, Czech Republic
We demonstrate a sub-picosecond 1-kHz femtosecond X-ray source with a well accessible quasi-point size (10 m diameter) providing Cu, Ni and Ti K emission with a maximum flux up to in continuous operation. A new geometry, which essentially facilitates the adjustment of time-resolved measurements and diminishes the temporal jitter between the X-ray probe and the laser pump pulse is implemented. An upper limit of 500 fs was measured for the duration of the X-ray pulses.
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