A photonic free-electron laser

Thomas Denis*, Marc W. Van Dijk, Joan H.H. Lee, Peter J.M. Van Der Slot, Klaus J. Boller

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Sending electrons through photonic crystals (PhC) is of high interest for generating widely tunable, coherent light. We present the novel concept of a tunable laser based on Cerenkov radiation from electrons in a PhC.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationQuantum Electronics and Laser Science Conference, QELS 2012
Place of PublicationSan Jose, CA
Publication statusPublished - 1 Dec 2012
EventConference on Lasers and Electro-Optics, CLEO 2012 - San Jose McEnery Convention Center, San Jose, United States
Duration: 6 May 201211 May 2012

Publication series

NameOptics InfoBase Conference Papers
ISSN (Electronic)2162-2701


ConferenceConference on Lasers and Electro-Optics, CLEO 2012
Abbreviated titleCLEO
Country/TerritoryUnited States
CitySan Jose


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