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Title: Generation of High-Power High-Intensity Short X-Ray Free-Electron-Laser Pulses

Abstract

X-ray free-electron lasers combine a high pulse power, short pulse length, narrow bandwidth, and high degree of transverse coherence. Any increase in the photon pulse power, while shortening the pulse length, will further push the frontier on several key x-ray free-electron laser applications including single-molecule imaging and novel nonlinear x-ray methods. This Letter shows experimental results at the Linac Coherent Light Source raising its maximum power to more than 300% of the current limit while reducing the photon pulse length to 10 fs. As a result, this was achieved by minimizing residual transverse-longitudinal centroid beam offsets and beam yaw and by correcting the dispersion when operating over 6 kA peak current with a longitudinally shaped beam.

Authors:
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  1. SLAC National Accelerator Lab., Menlo Park, CA (United States)
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Research Org.:
SLAC National Accelerator Lab., Menlo Park, CA (United States)
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE
OSTI Identifier:
1417660
Alternate Identifier(s):
OSTI ID: 1415525
Grant/Contract Number:  
AC02-76SF00515
Resource Type:
Journal Article: Accepted Manuscript
Journal Name:
Physical Review Letters
Additional Journal Information:
Journal Volume: 120; Journal Issue: 1; Journal ID: ISSN 0031-9007
Publisher:
American Physical Society (APS)
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
73 NUCLEAR PHYSICS AND RADIATION PHYSICS

Citation Formats

Guetg, Marc W., Lutman, Alberto A., Ding, Yuantao, Maxwell, Timothy J., Decker, Franz -Josef, Bergmann, Uwe, and Huang, Zhirong. Generation of High-Power High-Intensity Short X-Ray Free-Electron-Laser Pulses. United States: N. p., 2018. Web. doi:10.1103/PhysRevLett.120.014801.
Guetg, Marc W., Lutman, Alberto A., Ding, Yuantao, Maxwell, Timothy J., Decker, Franz -Josef, Bergmann, Uwe, & Huang, Zhirong. Generation of High-Power High-Intensity Short X-Ray Free-Electron-Laser Pulses. United States. doi:10.1103/PhysRevLett.120.014801.
Guetg, Marc W., Lutman, Alberto A., Ding, Yuantao, Maxwell, Timothy J., Decker, Franz -Josef, Bergmann, Uwe, and Huang, Zhirong. Wed . "Generation of High-Power High-Intensity Short X-Ray Free-Electron-Laser Pulses". United States. doi:10.1103/PhysRevLett.120.014801. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/1417660.
@article{osti_1417660,
title = {Generation of High-Power High-Intensity Short X-Ray Free-Electron-Laser Pulses},
author = {Guetg, Marc W. and Lutman, Alberto A. and Ding, Yuantao and Maxwell, Timothy J. and Decker, Franz -Josef and Bergmann, Uwe and Huang, Zhirong},
abstractNote = {X-ray free-electron lasers combine a high pulse power, short pulse length, narrow bandwidth, and high degree of transverse coherence. Any increase in the photon pulse power, while shortening the pulse length, will further push the frontier on several key x-ray free-electron laser applications including single-molecule imaging and novel nonlinear x-ray methods. This Letter shows experimental results at the Linac Coherent Light Source raising its maximum power to more than 300% of the current limit while reducing the photon pulse length to 10 fs. As a result, this was achieved by minimizing residual transverse-longitudinal centroid beam offsets and beam yaw and by correcting the dispersion when operating over 6 kA peak current with a longitudinally shaped beam.},
doi = {10.1103/PhysRevLett.120.014801},
journal = {Physical Review Letters},
issn = {0031-9007},
number = 1,
volume = 120,
place = {United States},
year = {2018},
month = {1}
}

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FIG. 1. FIG. 1.: ELEGANT simulation of the LCLS showing beam yaw (μ) and lattice (η̂) dispersion prior and after a beam yaw correction. Included sources of beam yaw are the transverse wakefields and the CSR. The correction was done using a singular value decomposition algorithm as further detailed in Ref. [26].more » The dispersive areas housing the tweaker quadrupole magnets are highlighted in gray. Note that leaked lattice dispersion is increased between BC2 and the dogleg; measurements at LCLS agree with both the phase and magnitude of this intermediate increase.« less

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