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Scaling Of Alignment Tolerances For Free-Electron Laser Oscillators
Author(s): W. M. Grossman; D. C. Quimby
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Paper Abstract

Simple scaling laws for free-electron laser oscillator mirror alignment tolerances are given based on geometric optics. The effect of geometric walk-off and diffractive scraping are discussed. In cavities that are nearly concentric, the effect of diffraction can relax the alignment tolerances.

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Date Published: 16 February 1984
PDF: 6 pages
Proc. SPIE 0453, Free-Electron Generators of Coherent Radiation, (16 February 1984); doi: 10.1117/12.947081
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W. M. Grossman, Mathematical Sciences Northwest, Inc. (United States)
D. C. Quimby, Mathematical Sciences Northwest, Inc. (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 0453:
Free-Electron Generators of Coherent Radiation
Charles A. Brau; Stephen F. Jacobs; Marlan O. Scully, Editor(s)

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