Optical modeling of the Jefferson Lab IR Demo FEL

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The Thomas Jefferson National Accelerator Facility (formerly known as CEBAF) has embarked on the construction of a 1 kW free-electron laser operating initially at 3 microns that is designed for laser-material interaction experiments and to explore the feasibility of scaling the system in power and wavelength for industrial and Navy defense applications. The superconducting radio-frequency linac, and single-pass transport which accelerates the beam from injector to wiggler, followed by energy-recovery deceleration to a dump. The electron and optical beam time structure in the design consists of a train of pecosecond pulses at a 37.425 MHz pulse repetition rate. The initial ... continued below

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Neil, G.; Benson, S.; Shinn, Michelle D.; Davidson, P. & Kloppel, P. January 1, 1997.

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The Thomas Jefferson National Accelerator Facility (formerly known as CEBAF) has embarked on the construction of a 1 kW free-electron laser operating initially at 3 microns that is designed for laser-material interaction experiments and to explore the feasibility of scaling the system in power and wavelength for industrial and Navy defense applications. The superconducting radio-frequency linac, and single-pass transport which accelerates the beam from injector to wiggler, followed by energy-recovery deceleration to a dump. The electron and optical beam time structure in the design consists of a train of pecosecond pulses at a 37.425 MHz pulse repetition rate. The initial optical configuration is a conventional near-concentric resonator with transmissive outcoupling. Future upgrades of the system will increase the power and shorten the operating wavelength, and utilize a more advanced resonator system capable of scaling to high powers. The optical system of the laser has been mode led using the GLAD code by using a Beer's-law region to mimic the FEL interaction. Effects such as mirror heating have been calculated and compared with analytical treatments. The magnitude of the distorium for several materials and wavelengths has been estimated. The advantages as well as the limitations of this approach are discussed.

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  • Report No.: DOE/ER/40150-1475
  • Report No.: JLAB-ACC-97-01
  • Grant Number: AC05-84ER40150
  • Office of Scientific & Technical Information Report Number: 755827
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc705768

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Neil, G.; Benson, S.; Shinn, Michelle D.; Davidson, P. & Kloppel, P. Optical modeling of the Jefferson Lab IR Demo FEL, article, January 1, 1997; Newport News, Virginia. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc705768/: accessed October 22, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.