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Low-voltage infrared free-electron laser with gyrotron powered rf wigglers
Author(s): Wallace M. Manheimer; Arne W. Fliflet; Richard Fischer
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Paper Abstract

Designs are presented for infrared free electron lasers (FELs) with rf wigglers and relatively low voltage electron beams. Both Quasi-optical and cavity gyrotrons are considered as sources for the wiggler. One of the most promising designs is the use of a quasi-optical gyrotron, where the radiation is coupled into a corrugated waveguide. This allows focusing of radiation, and propagation over relatively long paths, so that the FEL can be generated with fairly large wiggler parameter and gain.

Paper Details

Date Published: 19 August 1994
PDF: 13 pages
Proc. SPIE 2211, Millimeter and Submillimeter Waves, (19 August 1994); doi: 10.1117/12.183030
Show Author Affiliations
Wallace M. Manheimer, Naval Research Lab. (United States)
Arne W. Fliflet, Naval Research Lab. (United States)
Richard Fischer, Naval Research Lab. (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 2211:
Millimeter and Submillimeter Waves
Mohammed N. Afsar, Editor(s)

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