Characterization of a high-gain harmonic-generation free-electron laser at saturation

A. Doyuran, M. Babzien, T. Shaftan, L. H. Yu, L. F. DiMauro, I. Ben-Zvi, S. G. Biedron, W. Graves, E. Johnson, S. Krinsky, R. Malone, I. Pogorelsky, J. Skaritka, G. Rakowsky, X. J. Wang, M. Woodle, V. Yakimenko, J. Jagger, V. Sajaev, I. Vasserman

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Abstract

The energy and coherence properties of an high-grain harmonic-generation (HGHG) free electron laser (FEL) were characterized. Saturated FEL performance was confirmed by the extent of energy modulation introduced into the electron beam and the output energy of the harmonics and FEL fundamental light. Second harmonic autocorrelation, interferometry, and spectral measurements confirmed that an HGHG FEL output is longitudinally coherent.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)5902-5905
Number of pages4
JournalPhysical Review Letters
Volume86
Issue number26 I
DOIs
StatePublished - Jun 25 2001
Externally publishedYes

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    Doyuran, A., Babzien, M., Shaftan, T., Yu, L. H., DiMauro, L. F., Ben-Zvi, I., Biedron, S. G., Graves, W., Johnson, E., Krinsky, S., Malone, R., Pogorelsky, I., Skaritka, J., Rakowsky, G., Wang, X. J., Woodle, M., Yakimenko, V., Jagger, J., Sajaev, V., & Vasserman, I. (2001). Characterization of a high-gain harmonic-generation free-electron laser at saturation. Physical Review Letters, 86(26 I), 5902-5905. https://doi.org/10.1103/PhysRevLett.86.5902