A microtron accelerator for a free electron laser

  title={A microtron accelerator for a free electron laser},
  author={Jim Jan Botman and Julien Delhez and Godfried Webers and Hl Henk Hagedoorn and Wjgm Wiel Kleeven and C. J. Timmermans and Gerard J. Ernst and Jwj Verschuur and Wilhelmus Jacobus Witteman and Eltjo H. Haselhoff},
  journal={Nuclear Instruments \& Methods in Physics Research Section A-accelerators Spectrometers Detectors and Associated Equipment},
  • Jim Jan Botman, J. Delhez, +7 authors E. Haselhoff
  • Published 1991
  • Physics
  • Nuclear Instruments & Methods in Physics Research Section A-accelerators Spectrometers Detectors and Associated Equipment
A racetrack microtron as a source for a free electron laser is being constructed. It will accelerate electrons up to 25 MeV to provide 10 ?m radiation in a hybrid undulator with a periodicity distance of 25 mm. The aim is to accelerate 100 A bunches of 30 ps pulse length at 81.25 MHz. This frequency is chosen to minimize cavity loading, by avoiding simultaneous presence of more than one bunch in the microtron cavity. The self-focusing longitudinal action of the microtron assures a small energy… Expand
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