Beam-Wave Interaction in Periodic and Quasi-Periodic Structures

  • Levi Schächter

Part of the Accelerators Physics book series (PARTICLE)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages I-XIII
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  9. Back Matter
    Pages 345-358

About this book


The main theme of this book is the interaction of electrons with electromagnetic waves in the presence of periodic and quasi-periodic structures in vacuum. The first chapter describes the principal interaction mechanisms of a single particle with radiation. In the two chapters that follow, elementary electromagnetic and particle dynamics phenomena, relevant to the theme of the book, are discussed. With the background established, the distributed beam-wave interaction is investigated in detail in the fourth chapter. Beyond the basics of Pierce's theory extended to the relativistic regime, the analysis includes the interaction of tapered structure, phase-space distribution, reflections, lethargy and saturation effects. High-efficiency traveling wave output structures are considered in Chap. 6 where the analysis is extended to quasi-periodic structures. In the last two chapters the fundamentals of free electron lasers and linear accelerators are presented. Each one of these two chapters consists of one part presenting the basic operation principles followed by an introduction to various alternative schemes.


Undulator beam wave interactions complexity electromagnetic electromagnetic wave electron electrons free-electron lasers particles radiation structure undulators and wigglers wake-field accelerators

Authors and affiliations

  • Levi Schächter
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  1. 1.Department of Electrical EngineeringTechnion — Israel Institute of TechnologyHaifaIsrael

Bibliographic information

  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 1997
  • Publisher Name Springer, Berlin, Heidelberg
  • eBook Packages Springer Book Archive
  • Print ISBN 978-3-662-03400-2
  • Online ISBN 978-3-662-03398-2
  • Series Print ISSN 1611-1052
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