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X-ray photonics

A step towards cavity-based X-ray free electron lasers

The demonstration of a low-loss diamond mirror cavity that can temporally store X-ray pulses brings hope for a future generation of X-ray free electron lasers.

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Allaria, E., De Ninno, G. A step towards cavity-based X-ray free electron lasers. Nat. Photon. 17, 841–842 (2023).

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