4 June 2002 Exotic harmonic generation schemes in high-gain free-electron lasers
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Proceedings Volume 4632, Laser and Beam Control Technologies; (2002) https://doi.org/10.1117/12.469761
Event: High-Power Lasers and Applications, 2002, San Jose, California, United States
Abstract
The mechanism of nonlinear harmonic generation in the exponential gain regime, which is driven by bunching at the fundamental wavelength, may provide a path toward both enhancing and extending the usefulness of an x-ray free- electron laser (FEL) facility. Related exotic generation schemes, which exploit properties of harmonic production in various undulator topologies, have been discussed both in the past and more recently. Using three different numerical simulation codes, we explore the possible utility of such schemes (e.g., harmonic afterburners and biharmonic undulators) at future light source facilities.
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Sandra G. Biedron, R. Bartolini, Franco Ciocci, Giuseppe Dattoli, William M. Fawley, Giuseppe Felici, Henry P. Freund, Heinz-Dieter Nuhn, Pier Luigi Ottaviani, Alberto Renieri, "Exotic harmonic generation schemes in high-gain free-electron lasers", Proc. SPIE 4632, Laser and Beam Control Technologies, (4 June 2002); doi: 10.1117/12.469761; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.469761
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