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The Optical Klystron for Coherent X-Ray Generation

  • F. De Martini
  • J. A. Edighoffer
Part of the Ettore Majorana International Science Series book series (SLAP, volume 49)

Abstract

This paper presents the theory of the modified Optical Klystron designed for the generation of coherent electromagnetic radiation in the far UV or X-band of the spectrum.1 The Optical Klystron (OK) which has been first proposed by Vinokurov and Skrinsky (1977)2,3 in connection with the development of the free-electron laser (FEL)4 is composed of two undulators and of a dispersive magnetic system placed in the optical cavity of the laser.

Keywords

Scattered Field Energy Spread Coherent Scattering Harmonic Content External Laser Field 
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© Plenum Press, New York 1983

Authors and Affiliations

  • F. De Martini
    • 1
  • J. A. Edighoffer
    • 2
  1. 1.Istituto di Fisica “G. Marconi”Universita di RomaItaly
  2. 2.Electrical Engineering DepartmentStanford UniversityStanfordUSA

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