X-ray pulse preserving single-shot optical cross-correlation method for improved experimental temporal resolution

@article{Beye2012XrayPP,
  title={X-ray pulse preserving single-shot optical cross-correlation method for improved experimental temporal resolution},
  author={Martin Beye and Oleg Krupin and Gregory Ross Hays and Alexander H. Reid and Daniela Rupp and Sandra de Jong and Sooheyong Lee and Wei-Sheng Lee and Yi-de Chuang and Ryan N. Coffee and James P. Cryan and James M. Glownia and Alexander F{\"o}hlisch and Michael R. Holmes and Alan Fry and William B. White and Christoph Bostedt and Andreas Scherz and Hermann A. D{\"u}rr and W. F. Schlotter},
  journal={Applied Physics Letters},
  year={2012},
  volume={100},
  pages={121108}
}
We measured the relative arrival time between an optical pulse and a soft x-ray pulse from a free-electron laser. This femtosecond cross-correlation measurement was achieved by observing the change in optical reflectivity induced through the absorption of a fraction of the x-ray pulse. The main x-ray pulse energy remained available for an independent pump-probe experiment where the sample may be opaque to soft x-rays. The method was employed to correct the two-pulse delay data from a canonical… Expand

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