This paper presents an investigation of the Compton free-electron-laser oscillator from the low- into the high-gain regime. The one-dimensional "Maxwell-pendulum" equations, describing the radiation/electron-beam evolution in a FEL, are used to develop a simple, computationally efficient method of modeling the radiation evolution. The maximum efficiency for a range of values of the "gain parameter" G is calculated.
|Number of pages||6|
|Journal||Nuclear instruments & methods in physics research. Section A : Accelerators, spectrometers, detectors and associated equipment|
|Publication status||Published - 1990|
|Event||11th International Free Electron Laser Conference, FEL 1989 - Ritz Carlton Hotel, Naples, United States|
Duration: 28 Aug 1989 → 1 Sep 1989
Conference number: 11