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Demonstration Of A Free Electron Laser With An Electromagnetic Wiggler
Author(s): V. L. Granatstein; Y. Carmel; A. Gover
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Paper Abstract

It has been suggested that for a given output wavelength, electron energy requirements could be greatly reduced in a two stage FEL. The principal of a two-stage device has been demonstrated in an experiment where the same intense relativistic election beam first produces 500 MW of 12.5 GHz radiation through a backward-wave-oscillatior (BWO) process, and then uses the BWO radiation as a wiggler for an FEL operating at --200 GHz. Improvements in the initial experimental configuration which will optimize the 200 GHz emission are described.

Paper Details

Date Published: 16 February 1984
PDF: 6 pages
Proc. SPIE 0453, Free-Electron Generators of Coherent Radiation, (16 February 1984); doi: 10.1117/12.947117
Show Author Affiliations
V. L. Granatstein, Naval Research Laboratory (United States)
Y. Carmel, Naval Research Laboratory (United States)
A. Gover, Naval Research Laboratory (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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