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Comparative simulations of the 1.5-A LCLS at SLAC using the non-wiggler-averaged code MEDUSA
Author(s): Henry P. Freund; Heinz-Dieter Nuhn; Roman O. Tatchyn
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Paper Abstract

The nonlinear simulation of x ray free-electron lasers is dealt with using the non-wiggler-averaged MEDUSA simulation code and realistic wiggler model built up from the contributions of permanent magnets in a Halbach configuration in conjunction with a model for a FODO lattice for enhanced focusing. The specific parameters of interest are relevant to the linac coherent light source design at SLAC and deals with a 15 GeV/5 kA electron beam, and a wiggler with a 3.0 cm period and an on-axis amplitude of approximately 12.7 kG which results in x ray emission at wavelengths in the vicinity of 1.3 angstrom.

Paper Details

Date Published: 15 May 1997
PDF: 7 pages
Proc. SPIE 2988, Free-Electron Laser Challenges, (15 May 1997); doi: 10.1117/12.274375
Show Author Affiliations
Henry P. Freund, Science Applications International Corp. (United States)
Heinz-Dieter Nuhn, Stanford Univ. (United States)
Roman O. Tatchyn, Stanford Univ. (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 2988:
Free-Electron Laser Challenges
Patrick G. O'Shea; Harold E. Bennett, Editor(s)

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