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Status of the OK-4/Duke University storage ring XUV FEL
Author(s): Bentley Burnham; Vladimir N. Litvinenko; Ying Wu; Seong Hee Park; R. Cataldo; M. Emamian; N. Hower; John M. J. Madey; P. Morcombe; O. Oakeley; G. Swift; P. Wang; I. V. Pinayev; V. M. Popik; G. N. Kulipanov; S. F. Mikhailov; A. N. Skrinsky; Nikolai A. Vinokurov; Alex H. Lumpkin; Bingxin X. Yang
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Paper Abstract

The OK-4/Duke storage ring free electron laser (FEL) was commissioned in November, 1996 and demonstrated lasing in the near UV and visible ranges. During one month of operation we performed preliminary measurements of the main parameters of the OK-4 FEL: its gain, lasing power and temporal structure. In addition to lasing, the OK-4/Duke FEL generated a nearly monochromatic 12.2 MeV (gamma) -ray beam. In this paper we describe the status of the main subsystems including the injector system and the ring itself, and discus future and in-progress upgrades to these systems. We also describe the parameters measured to date of the injector, the storage ring, the generated optical laser beams, and the backscattered (gamma) -ray beam.

Paper Details

Date Published: 1 November 1997
PDF: 8 pages
Proc. SPIE 3154, Coherent Electron-Beam X-Ray Sources: Techniques and Applications, (1 November 1997); doi: 10.1117/12.293371
Show Author Affiliations
Bentley Burnham, Duke Univ. (United States)
Vladimir N. Litvinenko, Duke Univ. (United States)
Ying Wu, Duke Univ. (United States)
Seong Hee Park, Duke Univ. (United States)
R. Cataldo, Duke Univ. (United States)
M. Emamian, Duke Univ. (United States)
N. Hower, Duke Univ. (United States)
John M. J. Madey, Duke Univ. (United States)
P. Morcombe, Duke Univ. (United States)
O. Oakeley, Duke Univ. (United States)
G. Swift, Duke Univ. (United States)
P. Wang, Duke Univ. (United States)
I. V. Pinayev, Budker Institute of Nuclear Physics (Russia)
V. M. Popik, Budker Institute of Nuclear Physics (Russia)
G. N. Kulipanov, Budker Institute of Nuclear Physics (Russia)
S. F. Mikhailov, Budker Institute of Nuclear Physics (Russia)
A. N. Skrinsky, Budker Institute of Nuclear Physics (Russia)
Nikolai A. Vinokurov, Budker Institute of Nuclear Physics (Russia)
Alex H. Lumpkin, Argonne National Lab. (United States)
Bingxin X. Yang, Argonne National Lab. (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 3154:
Coherent Electron-Beam X-Ray Sources: Techniques and Applications
Andreas K. Freund; Henry P. Freund; Malcolm R. Howells, Editor(s)

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