Tabletop laser-like device can create multicolor beams (Image 5)

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12/22/2017 12:12 PM EST

The intensity profile of a coherent (laser-like) X-ray beam

The intensity profile of a coherent (laser-like) X-ray beam. In contrast to the incoherent (light-bulb-like) light emitted in all directions from a Roentgen X-ray tube, the X-rays produced by high harmonic generation are well directed and have low divergence. [Image 5 of 5 related images. Back to …

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