Graduate Exam Abstract

David Alessi

Ph.D. Qualifying
June 16, 2009, 2pm
ERC B301

Abstract: This is a qualifying exam

Adviser: Jorge J. Rocca
Co-Adviser: NA
Non-ECE Member: Siu Au Lee (physics)
Member 3: Carmen S. Menoni
Addional Members: NA

Y. Wang, E. Granados, F. Pedaci, D. Alessi, B. Luther, M. Berrill, and J.J. Rocca, "Phase coherent table top soft x-ray lasers at 18.9 nm and 13.9 nm by saturated amplification of high harmonic pulses in Nickel-like ions," Nature Photonics 2, 94 (2008)
A. Weith, M. A. Larotonda, Y. Wang, B. M. Luther, D. Alessi, M. C. Marconi, and J. J. Rocca, "Continuous high-repetition-rate operation of collisional soft-x-ray lasers with solid targets," Opt. Lett. 31, 1994 (2006)
B. M. Luther, Y. Wang, M. A. Larotonda, D. Alessi, M. Berrill, J. J. Rocca, J. Dunn, R. Keenan, V. N. Shlyaptsev, "High repetition rate collisional soft x-ray lasers based on grazing incidence pumping", IEEE J. Quantum Electron. 42, 4 (2006)
Y. Wang, M. A. Larotonda, B. M. Luther, D. Alessi, M. Berrill, V. N. Shlyaptsev, and J. J. Rocca, "Demonstration of high-repetition-rate tabletop soft-x-ray lasers with saturated output at wavelengths down to 13.9 nm and gain down to 10.9 nm", Phys. Rev. A 72, 053807, (200

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