Analysis of single-spike FEL visible radiation from three-dimensional and realistic beams

V. Petrillo, I. Boscolo, A. Bacci, M. Boscolo, M. Ferrario, M. Serluca, L. Giannessi, C. Ronsivalle

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An analysis of the single-spike FEL radiation in the visible range starting from noise is presented, taking into account realistic characteristics of the electron beam such as emittance and energy spread. A parametric study of the power emitted respect to emittance and energy spread is carried out and the influence of these quantity on the production of a single-spike radiation pulse is shown. Furthermore, we propose some examples of start-to-end simulations in the specific case of the SPARC apparatus from the photocathode to the end of the undulator, describing a possible experiment aimed at generating sub-picosecond light pulses and exploring the single-spike regime. © 2010 Elsevier B.V. All rights reserved.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1 - 14
Number of pages14
JournalNuclear Instruments and Methods in Physics Research, Section A: Accelerators, Spectrometers, Detectors and Associated Equipment
Issue number1-3
Publication statusPublished - 2010
Externally publishedYes


All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Nuclear and High Energy Physics
  • Instrumentation

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