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A stable narrow-band X-ray laser

Nature volume 524, pages 424425 (27 August 2015) | Download Citation

An atomic laser operating at the shortest wavelength yet achieved has been created by bombarding a copper foil with two X-ray pulses tuned to slightly different energies. The results may lead to ultrastable X-ray lasers. See Letter p.446

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  1. Linda Young is in the X-ray Science Division, Argonne National Laboratory, Argonne, Illinois 60439, USA.

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