A 2 to 4 nm high power FEL on the SLAC linac

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We report the results of preliminary studies of a 2 to 4 nm SASE FEL, using a photoinjector to produce the electron beam, and the SLAC linac to accelerate it to an energy up to 10 GeV. Longitudinal bunch compression is used to increases ten fold the peak current to 2.5 kA, while reducing the bunch length to the subpicosecond range. The saturated output power is in the multi-gigawatt range, producing about 10{sup 14} coherent photons within a bandwidth of about 0.2% rms, in a pulse of several millijoules. At 120Hz repetition rate the average power is about 1 W. ... continued below

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Pellegrini, C.; Rosenzweig, J.; Nuhn, H. D.; Pianetta, P.; Tatchyn, R.; Winick, H. et al. September 1, 1992.

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We report the results of preliminary studies of a 2 to 4 nm SASE FEL, using a photoinjector to produce the electron beam, and the SLAC linac to accelerate it to an energy up to 10 GeV. Longitudinal bunch compression is used to increases ten fold the peak current to 2.5 kA, while reducing the bunch length to the subpicosecond range. The saturated output power is in the multi-gigawatt range, producing about 10{sup 14} coherent photons within a bandwidth of about 0.2% rms, in a pulse of several millijoules. At 120Hz repetition rate the average power is about 1 W. The system is optimized for x-ray microscopy in the water window around 2 to 4 nm, and will permit imaging a biological sample in a single subpicosecond pulse.

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  • International free electron laser (FEL) conference, Kobe (Japan), 23-28 Aug 1992

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  • Other: DE93004091
  • Report No.: SLAC-PUB--5948
  • Report No.: LBL--32970;CONF-9208142--13
  • Grant Number: AC03-76SF00515;AC03-76SF00098
  • Office of Scientific & Technical Information Report Number: 145228
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc621303

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Pellegrini, C.; Rosenzweig, J.; Nuhn, H. D.; Pianetta, P.; Tatchyn, R.; Winick, H. et al. A 2 to 4 nm high power FEL on the SLAC linac, article, September 1, 1992; Menlo Park, California. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc621303/: accessed October 21, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.