SRFEL dynamics investigated with a 1-D numerical code

C.A. Thomas, J.I.M. Botman, G. Ninno, de, M.E. Couprie, L. Mezi, G. Dattoli

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Designing a Storage Ring Free Electron Laser or improving the performance of an existing one first requires investigation of its longitudinal dynamics. With this aim, a 1-dimensional model, including energy spread and Microwave Instability (MI) effects, has been implemented in a numerical code. The code solves the differential equations of the longitudinal complex amplitude of the intra-cavity electric field, coupled with the differential equations describing the evolution of the electron bunch energy spread and of the MI. The agreement with experimental results of the Super-ACO FEL is also discussed.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)181-185
JournalNuclear Instruments and Methods in Physics Research. Section A: Accelerators, Spectrometers, Detectors and Associated Equipment
Issue number1-2
Publication statusPublished - 2002


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