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Free-electron lasers with novel polarization states
Author(s): Chun-Ching Shih
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Paper Abstract

A new free electron laser concept has been developed which is capable of providing high power optical beams with novel polarization states. It is possible to generate azimuthally polarized radiation with properly chosen electron beam and wiggler field parameters in a free electron laser. The radiation can be easily converted into a radially polarized beam which is suitable for providing a high longitudinal electric field for next-generation particle accelerators.

Paper Details

Date Published: 11 May 1993
PDF: 4 pages
Proc. SPIE 1979, 1992 International Conference on Lasers and Optoelectronics, (11 May 1993); doi: 10.1117/12.144105
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Chun-Ching Shih, TRW Space and Technology Group (United States)

Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 1979:
1992 International Conference on Lasers and Optoelectronics

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