20 November 1985 Onset Of Saturation In A High-Gain Free-Electron Laser
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Proceedings Volume 0540, Southwest Conf on Optics '85; (1985) https://doi.org/10.1117/12.976121
Event: 1985 Albuquerque Conferences on Optics, 1985, Albuquerque, United States
We develop a perturbation series in powers of the radiation field strength in order to calculate nonlinear corrections to the high-gain, exponential-amplification regime of a single-mode free-electron laser, and thereby to study the onset of saturation in such a device. In such a series, contributions to the optical power gain come only from the odd-order terms. We give an estimate of the radiative power threshold at which nonlinear corrections become comparable to the usual small-signal result.
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Sudhakar Prasad, Sudhakar Prasad, } "Onset Of Saturation In A High-Gain Free-Electron Laser", Proc. SPIE 0540, Southwest Conf on Optics '85, (20 November 1985); doi: 10.1117/12.976121; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.976121


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