TITLE

Desktop megawatt superradiant free-electron laser at terahertz frequencies

AUTHOR(S)
Yen-Chieh Huang
PUB. DATE
June 2010
SOURCE
Applied Physics Letters;6/7/2010, Vol. 96 Issue 23, p231503
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
I present a theoretical and simulation study of a desktop, megawatt (MW), terahertz (THz) superradiance free-electron laser (FEL) driven by a THz-pulse-train photoinjector. With nominal electron parameters from a THz-pulse-train photoinjector, this superradiant FEL is capable of generating more than 5 MW power at THz frequencies from a half-meter, single-pass undulator. Tapering the undulator to a length of 1.5 m can further increase the FEL output power to nearly 15 MW.
ACCESSION #
51378922

 

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