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Three Dimensional Modeling Of Free-Electron Lasers Using Rigorous Wave Propagation
Author(s): Anup Bhowmik; Ralph A. Cover; Ross H . Labbe
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Paper Abstract

The essential features of generalized numerical models developed at Rocketdyne to compute rigorously the 3 D transverse mode structure of free-electron laser oscillators are presented. The oscillator may consist of a conventional standing or a traveling wave cavity, or may be more complex, and contain intracavity grazing optical elements. Numerical resolution needed to (1) compute the gain due to a spatially distributed electron beam and (2) propagate the electromagnetic field when coupled to this gain are discussed with illustrative examples.

Paper Details

Date Published: 25 November 1986
PDF: 6 pages
Proc. SPIE 0642, Modeling and Simulation of Optoelectronic Systems, (25 November 1986); doi: 10.1117/12.975474
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Anup Bhowmik, Rockwell International (United States)
Ralph A. Cover, Rockwell International (United States)
Ross H . Labbe, Rockwell International (United States)


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

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