Laser driven plasma light sources offer highly intense output in the UV-visible region combined with a source size as small as 100 μm. In order to effectively use the small source size in high brightness applications, a stigmatic monochromator and focusing system must be used. Here we describe a simple brightness preserving optical system that should be useful across a broad range of applications. The output flux of this system is between 6 × 1011 ph/s and 4 × 1012 ph/s with a spectra resolution of 1.7 nm and field spot size of 0.1 mm from the UV to the VIS spectra range.

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