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Optical Modelling Of Induction-Linac Driven Free-Electron Lasers
Author(s): E. T. Scharlemann; W. M. Fawley
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Paper Abstract

The free-electron laser simulation code FRED, developed at LLNL primarily to model single-pass free-electron laser (FEL) amplifiers driven by induction linear accelerators, is described. The main emphasis is on the modelling of optical propagation in the laser, and on the differences between the requirements for modelling rf-linac-driven vs. induction-linac-driven FEL's. Examples of optical guiding and mode cleanup are presented for a 50 pm FEL.

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Date Published: 25 November 1986
PDF: 8 pages
Proc. SPIE 0642, Modeling and Simulation of Optoelectronic Systems, (25 November 1986); doi: 10.1117/12.975473
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E. T. Scharlemann, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (United States)
W. M. Fawley, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 0642:
Modeling and Simulation of Optoelectronic Systems
John Dugan O'Keefe, Editor(s)

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