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Simulation of the time-dependent dynamical diffraction of FEL x-ray pulses
Author(s): J. M. H. Sheppard; Richard W. Lee; Justin S. Wark
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Paper Abstract

The temporal coherence properties of the X-ray pulse from a Free Electron Laser (FEL) will be altered during the process of dynamical diffraction from a perfect crystal. We present simulations of this process based on time-dependent dynamical diffraction theory. In addition, we present simulations of the diffraction of chirped X-ray pulses, demonstrating methods of pulse recompression by use of strained crystals.

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Date Published: 28 December 2001
PDF: 12 pages
Proc. SPIE 4500, Optics for Fourth-Generation X-Ray Sources, (28 December 2001); doi: 10.1117/12.452967
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J. M. H. Sheppard, Univ. of Oxford (United Kingdom)
Richard W. Lee, Lawrence Livermore National Lab. (United States)
Justin S. Wark, Univ. of Oxford (United Kingdom)

Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 4500:
Optics for Fourth-Generation X-Ray Sources
Roman O. Tatchyn; Andreas K. Freund; Tadashi Matsushita, Editor(s)

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