High-order harmonic generation using a high-repetition-rate turnkey laser.

Eleonora Lorek, Esben Witting Larsen, Christoph Heyl, Stefanos Carlström, David Palecek, Donatas Zigmantas, Johan Mauritsson

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Abstract

We generate high-order harmonics at high pulse repetition rates using a turnkey laser. High-order harmonics at 400 kHz are observed when argon is used as target gas. In neon, we achieve generation of photons with energies exceeding 90 eV (∼13 nm) at 20 kHz. We measure a photon flux of up to 4.4 × 10(10) photons per second per harmonic in argon at 100 kHz. Many experiments employing high-order harmonics would benefit from higher repetition rates, and the user-friendly operation opens up for applications of coherent extreme ultra-violet pulses in new research areas.
Original languageEnglish
Article number123106
JournalReview of Scientific Instruments
Volume85
Issue number12
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2014

Bibliographical note

The information about affiliations in this record was updated in December 2015.
The record was previously connected to the following departments: Chemical Physics (S) (011001060), Atomic physics (011013005)

Subject classification (UKÄ)

  • Atom and Molecular Physics and Optics

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