Proceedings of SPIE 1989
Conference paper

Recent applications of laser-produced plasma x-ray sources

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A range of experimental techniques and applications is presented, for laser-produced plasma X-ray sources generated by the two high power laser systems at the SERC Rutherford Appleton Laboratory, U.K. Using continuum sources, EXAFS spectra have been recorded in both time-integrated and time-resolved modes, and a reflection geometry has been used to record grazing incidence reflection EXAFS (reflEXAFS) spectra. High intensity line emission sources have also been used for time resolved X-ray diffraction studies, and for high resolution X-ray contact imaging of fresh unfixed biological material. © 1986 SPIE.