FERMI: The first externally seeded Free Electron Laser in the extreme ultraviolet and soft X-ray spectral regions

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FERMI is a seeded Free Electron Laser (FEL) user facility at the ELETTRA-Sincrotrone laboratory (Trieste). This 4th-gen. light source is based on two FELs operating in the high gain harmonic generation mode. The light from a laser is up-converted in frequency and amplified in the VUV to EUV and soft X-rays spectral range. The FERMI FELs are characterized by a number of desirable properties, such as wavelength stability, low temporal jitter and longitudinal coherence. We provide an overview of the FEL performances, and of the various modes of operation for the generation of multiple color multiple pulses.
Original languageEnglish
Publication statusPublished - 2018
Externally publishedYes
EventCompact EUV and X-ray Light Sources, EUVXRAY 2018 - Strasbourg, France
Duration: 1 Jan 2018 → …


ConferenceCompact EUV and X-ray Light Sources, EUVXRAY 2018
Period1/1/18 → …


All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Electronic, Optical and Magnetic Materials
  • Mechanics of Materials

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