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Ultrafast diffract-and-destroy movies

Nature Photonics volume 2, pages 390391 (2008) | Download Citation

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Combining optical and X-ray lasers enables imaging with high temporal and spectral resolution. By taking pictures of a succession of exploding targets, a movie can be made charting the dynamics of the solid material on a 10-ps timescale.

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  1. John Spence is in the Department of Physics, Arizona State University, Tempe, Arizona 85287-1504, USA.  jspence@asu.edu

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