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Lighting up a nest for X-ray emission

Enhancement of laser energy conversion into X-rays is obtained using a target made by entwined carbon nanotubes.

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Fig. 1: A laser-irradiated nest-like target brightly emits X-rays after homogenization.


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Macchi, A., Pegoraro, F. Lighting up a nest for X-ray emission. Nat. Photon. 17, 129–130 (2023).

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