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Design of a quasioptical gyrotron pumped ir free-electron laser
Author(s): A. W. Fliflet
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Paper Abstract

The design of a compact (truck-portable) IR free-electron laser with an electromagnetic wiggler has been investi- gated. The 3 MeV, 2 A FEL electron beam is provided by an electrostatic accelerator and the wiggler is powered by a 650 pm quasioptical gyrotron operating at the second harmonic. A prescription for optimizing the gain is derived, and a point design is given showing accelerator and gyrotron parameters for a system capable of operating in the 3-13 pm range.

Paper Details

Date Published: 14 December 1992
PDF: 2 pages
Proc. SPIE 1929, 17th International Conference on Infrared and Millimeter Waves, 19291W (14 December 1992); doi: 10.1117/12.2298185
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A. W. Fliflet, U.S. Naval Research Lab. (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 1929:
17th International Conference on Infrared and Millimeter Waves
Richard J. Temkin, Editor(s)

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