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Extreme ultraviolet holography using a laser-plasma source based on xenon/helium gas puff target

  • P. Wachulak (a1), A. Sarzyński (a1), A. Bartnik (a1), T. Fok (a1) and H. Fiedorowicz (a1)...

In this paper, we present the application of partially spatially coherent extreme ultraviolet (EUV) radiation from xenon plasma from a laser-plasma source, based on a double stream gas puff target, in coherent imaging. The radiation at the wavelength of 13.5 ± 0.5 nm was employed to record Gabor-type holograms. An iterative algorithm, based on a phase retrieval technique, was developed and used to remove the twin image from the reconstructed EUV image of test objects. Using partially coherent radiation from a compact, laser-plasma source based on a double stream gas puff target, which is intrinsically incoherent, a Gabor EUV holography was successfully demonstrated.

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Author for correspondence: P. Wachulak, Institute of Optoelectronics, Military University of Technology, 2 Kaliskiego Str., 00-908 Warsaw, Poland. E-mail:
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