Accession Number : ADP005107
Title : Quantum Theory of the Free-Electron Laser,
Corporate Author : NEW MEXICO UNIV ALBUQUERQUE DEPT OF PHYSICS AND ASTRONOMY
Personal Author(s) : Becker,W. ; Gea-Banacloche,J. ; Mciver,J. K. ; Scully,M. O.
Report Date : OCT 1985
Pagination or Media Count : 12
Abstract : This paper considers the main reasons why a quantum theory of the free electron laser is of interest, and summarize and compare a number of different approaches, and their main results. Recent results concerning the intrinsic linewidth and photon statistics of the free electron laser are also presented.
Descriptors : *FREE ELECTRON LASERS, *QUANTUM THEORY, GAIN, THEORY
Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE