Dynamics of a multi-beam photonic free electron laser

J.H.H. Lee, M.W. van Dijk, T. Denis, Petrus J.M. van der Slot, Klaus J. Boller

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Abstract

A photonic free-electron laser (pFEL) uses free electrons streaming through a photonic crystal (PhC) to generate tunable coherent radiation. Here, we consider a pFEL driven by a set of three low energy (~ 10 keV), low perveance (< 0.1 μP) electron beams. Using a particle-in- cell code, we numerically study the dynamics and calculate the small-signal growth rate and output power of the various modes. We show that for an appropriate design of the PhC and selective placement of the electron beams, single mode operation is possible. We will also present results on the scaling with the number of electron beams.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationFEL 2012
Subtitle of host publicationProceedings of the 34th International Free-Electron Laser Conference, Nara, Japan, from 26-31 August 2012
Place of PublicationGeneva
PublisherJoint Accelerator Conferences Website
Pages650-653
ISBN (Print)9783954501236
Publication statusPublished - 26 Aug 2012
Event34th International Free-Electron Laser Conference, FEL 2012 - Nara, Japan
Duration: 26 Aug 201231 Aug 2012
Conference number: 34

Conference

Conference34th International Free-Electron Laser Conference, FEL 2012
Abbreviated titleFEL
CountryJapan
CityNara
Period26/08/1231/08/12

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free electron lasers
photonics
electron beams
perveance
coherent radiation
free electrons
crystals
scaling
output
energy

Keywords

  • IR-83262
  • METIS-293498

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Lee, J. H. H., van Dijk, M. W., Denis, T., van der Slot, P. J. M., & Boller, K. J. (2012). Dynamics of a multi-beam photonic free electron laser. In FEL 2012: Proceedings of the 34th International Free-Electron Laser Conference, Nara, Japan, from 26-31 August 2012 (pp. 650-653). Geneva: Joint Accelerator Conferences Website.
Lee, J.H.H. ; van Dijk, M.W. ; Denis, T. ; van der Slot, Petrus J.M. ; Boller, Klaus J. / Dynamics of a multi-beam photonic free electron laser. FEL 2012: Proceedings of the 34th International Free-Electron Laser Conference, Nara, Japan, from 26-31 August 2012. Geneva : Joint Accelerator Conferences Website, 2012. pp. 650-653
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Lee, JHH, van Dijk, MW, Denis, T, van der Slot, PJM & Boller, KJ 2012, Dynamics of a multi-beam photonic free electron laser. in FEL 2012: Proceedings of the 34th International Free-Electron Laser Conference, Nara, Japan, from 26-31 August 2012. Joint Accelerator Conferences Website, Geneva, pp. 650-653, 34th International Free-Electron Laser Conference, FEL 2012, Nara, Japan, 26/08/12.

Dynamics of a multi-beam photonic free electron laser. / Lee, J.H.H.; van Dijk, M.W.; Denis, T.; van der Slot, Petrus J.M.; Boller, Klaus J.

FEL 2012: Proceedings of the 34th International Free-Electron Laser Conference, Nara, Japan, from 26-31 August 2012. Geneva : Joint Accelerator Conferences Website, 2012. p. 650-653.

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Lee JHH, van Dijk MW, Denis T, van der Slot PJM, Boller KJ. Dynamics of a multi-beam photonic free electron laser. In FEL 2012: Proceedings of the 34th International Free-Electron Laser Conference, Nara, Japan, from 26-31 August 2012. Geneva: Joint Accelerator Conferences Website. 2012. p. 650-653