Accession Number : ADA327500

Title :   The Construction of a Compact, Inexpensive, Far Infrared FEL.

Descriptive Note : Final progress rept. 1 Apr 92-31 Mar 95,

Corporate Author : STANFORD UNIV CA

Personal Author(s) : Pantell, Richard H.

PDF Url : ADA327500

Report Date : 31 MAR 1995

Pagination or Media Count : 4

Abstract : The objective is to develop a free electron laser (FEL) for the far infrared that will be modest in cost and size, and therefore be suitable for placement in an individual laboratory or hospital. The oscillator would operate in the range from 80 to 500 micrometers, with megawatts of peak power and a 10 microseconds macropulse. The accelerator is compact and simple, consisting of a 1.5 cavity RF gun using a thermionic emitter and an accelerator length of 8 cm. In this manner, beam energies in excess of 4 MeV can be obtained which, for a wiggler period of 1 cm, correspond to wavelengths shorter than 80 microns.

Descriptors :   *FREE ELECTRON LASERS, OSCILLATORS, LASER CAVITIES, ENERGY, PEAK POWER, FAR INFRARED RADIATION, EMITTERS, THERMIONIC EMISSION.

Subject Categories : Lasers and Masers

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE