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Tunable Two Frequency Free Electron Laser Using A Pelletron As A Driver For A Plasma Beatwave Accelerator
Author(s): D J Larson; J B. Rosenzweig; D B. Cline; F E. Mills
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Paper Abstract

In this paper, the possibility of amplifying two frequencies simultaneously in a free electron laser is discussed. Stability conditions for electron motion are derived, and numerical calculations reported. The advantages offered by using a D.C. Pelletron beam to power such a device, with application to the plasma beatwave accelerator - high efficiency, high average power, radiation wavelength tunability, and the possibility of phase locking several independent optical cavities - are evaluated. Related research efforts, and their impact on the design of this device are discussed.

Paper Details

Date Published: 21 October 1986
PDF: 8 pages
Proc. SPIE 0664, High Intensity Laser Processes, (21 October 1986); doi: 10.1117/12.938682
Show Author Affiliations
D J Larson, University of Wisconsin (United States)
J B. Rosenzweig, University of Wisconsin (United States)
D B. Cline, University of Wisconsin (United States)
F E. Mills, Fermilab (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 0664:
High Intensity Laser Processes
John A. Alcock, Editor(s)

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