TITLE

Visible free-electron-laser oscillator (constant and tapered wiggler)

AUTHOR(S)
Edighoffer, J. A.; Neil, G. R.; Fornaca, S.; Thompson, H. R.; Smith, T. I.; Schwettman, H. A.; Hess, C. E.; Frisch, J.; Rohatgi, R.
PUB. DATE
May 1988
SOURCE
Applied Physics Letters;5/9/1988, Vol. 52 Issue 19, p1569
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The first linac-based visible free-electron-laser oscillator was operated in February 1987 at a wavelength of 525 nm with and without a wiggler taper. Peak output power of 29 kW with a macropulse average power of 1.1 W was observed. The cavity dielectric mirrors were damaged at approximately 21 kW/cm2 of average intracavity power.
ACCESSION #
9826778

 

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