Microbunch Amplification in the European XFEL

Abstract

Linac-based X-ray-free-electron lasers (XFELs) require very short bunches of highbrightness electron beams with peak currents of the order of kilo-Amperes. These bunches cannot be produced directly in guns because space charge forces would destroy the brilliance within a short distance [1]. Increasing bunch peak currents with longitudinal compression at… (More)

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@inproceedings{Clemens2009MicrobunchAI, title={Microbunch Amplification in the European XFEL}, author={Michael J. Clemens and Martin Dohlus and S. Lange and Gisela P{\"o}plau and Trina M Limberg and U. van Rienen}, year={2009} }