Diagnosis of relativistic electron beams using a free electron laser amplifier

F. Ciocci, G. Dattoli

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The potential use of a free electron laser (FEL) amplifier as a diagnostic tool for relativistic electron beams is investigated. It is in fact shown that a simple relation exists between electron bunch length, energy spread, and the gain of a FEL resonant amplification. It is also discussed how the beam qualities can be derived from an actual experimental configuration. Finally, the possibility of combining the present methods to other techniques, like nondestructive diagnosis with short undulators, is also analyzed. © 1997 American Institute of Physics.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)4348 - 4350
Number of pages3
JournalReview of Scientific Instruments
Issue number12
Publication statusPublished - 1997
Externally publishedYes


All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Instrumentation

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