The operation of the BNL/ATF gun-IV photocathode RF gun at the Advanced Photon Source.

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At the Advanced Photon Source (APS) at Argonne National Laboratory (ANL), a free-electron laser (FEL) based on the self-amplified spontaneous emission (SASE) process is nearing completion. Recently, an rf photoinjector gun system was made available to the APS by Brookhaven National Laboratory/Accelerator Test Facility (BNL/ATF). It will be used to provide the high-brightness, low-emittance, and low-energy spread electron beam required by the SASE FEL theory. A Nd:Glass laser system, capable of producing a maximum of 500 {micro}J of UV in a 1-10 ps pulse at up to a 10-Hz repetition rate, serves as the photoinjector's drive laser. Here, the design, ... continued below

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Biedron, S. G. April 20, 1999.

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At the Advanced Photon Source (APS) at Argonne National Laboratory (ANL), a free-electron laser (FEL) based on the self-amplified spontaneous emission (SASE) process is nearing completion. Recently, an rf photoinjector gun system was made available to the APS by Brookhaven National Laboratory/Accelerator Test Facility (BNL/ATF). It will be used to provide the high-brightness, low-emittance, and low-energy spread electron beam required by the SASE FEL theory. A Nd:Glass laser system, capable of producing a maximum of 500 {micro}J of UV in a 1-10 ps pulse at up to a 10-Hz repetition rate, serves as the photoinjector's drive laser. Here, the design, commissioning, and integration of this gun with the APS is discussed.

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INIS; OSTI as DE00011134

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  • 1999 Particle Accelerator Conference, New York, NY (US), 03/29/1999--04/02/1999

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  • Report No.: ANL/ASD/CP-97728
  • Grant Number: W-31109-ENG-38
  • Office of Scientific & Technical Information Report Number: 11134
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc619552

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Biedron, S. G. The operation of the BNL/ATF gun-IV photocathode RF gun at the Advanced Photon Source., article, April 20, 1999; Illinois. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc619552/: accessed September 19, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.