10 November 2004 Electron injectors for next-generation x-ray sources
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Next generation x-ray sources require very high-brightness electron beams that are typically at or beyond the present state-of-the-art, and thus place stringent and demanding requirements upon the electron injector parameters. No one electron source concept is suitable for all the diverse applications envisaged, which have operating characteristics ranging from high-average-current, quasi-CW, to high-peak-current, single-pulse electron beams. Advanced Energy Systems, in collaboration with various partners, is developing several electron injector concepts for these x-ray source applications. The performance and design characteristics of five specific RF injectors, spanning "L" to "X"-band, normal-conducting to superconducting, and low repetition rate to CW, which are presently in various stages of design, construction or testing, is described. We also discuss the status and schedule of each with respect to testing.
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Hans P. Bluem, Alan M. M. Todd, Ilan Ben-Zvi, Michael D. Cole, Pat Colestock, Dietmar Janssen, John Wesley Lewellen, George R. Neil, Dinh C. Nguyen, Larry Phillips, Joe Preble, John Rathke, Tom Schultheiss, Triveni Srinivasan-Rao, Richard L. Wood, Lloyd M. Young, "Electron injectors for next-generation x-ray sources", Proc. SPIE 5534, Fourth Generation X-Ray Sources and Optics II, (10 November 2004); doi: 10.1117/12.560596; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.560596
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