Collective and single-electron interactions of electron beams with electromagnetic waves, and free-electron lasers

@article{Gover1978CollectiveAS,
  title={Collective and single-electron interactions of electron beams with electromagnetic waves, and free-electron lasers},
  author={Avraham Gover and Amnon Yariv},
  journal={Applied physics},
  year={1978},
  volume={16},
  pages={121-138}
}
The field of radiation emission from electron beams is reviewed with special reference to work related to free-electron lasers. Different schemes of interaction in periodic structures, electromagnetic slow-wave structures, and in transverse confining force are distinguished. Various effects and devices such as traveling wave amplifiers, Smith-Purcell radiators, Cerenkov and bremsstrahlung-free electron lasers, cyclotron resonance masers, coherent bremsstrahlung and channeling radiation are… 
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