Compact free electron lasers: From Cerenkov to waveguide free electron lasers

G.P. Gallerano, A. Doria, E. Giovenale, A. Renieri

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The basic principles of free electron generators of coherent radiation and the practical considerations related to the development of far infrared and sub-millimeter wave sources are discussed in this paper. The attention is focused on compact devices, which reduce the size and cost issue. A review of the main results obtained at the Frascati FEL Facility is presented together with the planned experiments.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)161 - 174
Number of pages14
JournalInfrared Physics and Technology
Issue number3
Publication statusPublished - 1999
Externally publishedYes


All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Electronic, Optical and Magnetic Materials
  • Atomic and Molecular Physics, and Optics
  • Condensed Matter Physics

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