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Title: Study of CSR Effects in the Jefferson Laboratory FEL Driver

In a recent experiment conducted on the Jefferson Laboratory IR FEL driver the effects of Coherent Synchrotron Radiation (CSR) on beam quality were studied. The primary goal of this work was to explore CSR output and effect on the beam with variation of the bunch compression in the IR chicane. This experiment also provides a valuable opportunity to benchmark existing CSR models in a system that may not be fully represented by a 1-D CSR model. Here we present results from this experiment and compare to initial simulations of CSR in the magnetic compression chicane of the machine. Finally, we touch upon the possibility for CSR induced microbunching gain in the magnetic compression chicane, and show that parameters in the machine are such that it should be thoroughly damped.
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  1. Colorado State U.
  2. JLAB
  3. LANL
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Report Number(s):
JLAB-FEL-13-1725; DOE/OR/23177-2928; MOPSO27
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Resource Relation:
Conference: FEL 2013, 26-30 Aug 2013, New York, NY
Research Org:
Thomas Jefferson National Accelerator Facility, Newport News, VA (United States)
Sponsoring Org:
USDOE Office of Science (SC)
Contributing Orgs:
Work supported by the Office of Naval Research and the High Energy Laser Joint Technology.
Country of Publication:
United States