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Evolution Of The Transverse Modes In A FEL, And Application To The Orsay Experiment
Author(s): Pascal Elleaume; David A.G. Deacon
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Paper Abstract

We derive the most general equations of motion for the electrons and the electromagnetic field in a free electron laser including the effects of diffraction and pulse propagation. The field evolution is expressed in terms of the amplitudes and phases of a complete set of transverse modes. The analytic solution is given in the small signal regime, where the theory is shown to be in excellent agreement with a recent experiment at Orsay.

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Date Published: 16 February 1984
PDF: 7 pages
Proc. SPIE 0453, Free-Electron Generators of Coherent Radiation, (16 February 1984); doi: 10.1117/12.947105
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Pascal Elleaume, Universite de Paris-Sud (France)
David A.G. Deacon, Deacon Research (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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