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Title: From 3rd- to 4th-generation light sources: Free-electron lasers in the X-ray range

Abstract

Activities on free-electron laser (FEL) x-ray sources, based on linear accelerators, to produce spatially coherent, ultra-short ({approx}100 fs) pulses with very high peak brilliance (10{sup 28}-10{sup 32} photons/s/mm{sup 2}/mrad{sup 2}/0.1% BW) are summarized. The scientific case includes time-resolved studies of dynamics on sub-ps scales, structural studies by imaging of non-periodic systems, and investigation of high energy-density phenomena such as non-linear x-ray optics and the production of warm dense matter. Examples are presented, with emphasis on the operational facilities, FLASH at DESY, Hamburg and LCLS in Stanford, California, and on the European XFEL project in Hamburg.

Authors:
 [1]
  1. European X-ray Free-Electron Laser Facility (Germany)
Publication Date:
OSTI Identifier:
22054052
Resource Type:
Journal Article
Journal Name:
Crystallography Reports
Additional Journal Information:
Journal Volume: 55; Journal Issue: 7; Other Information: Copyright (c) 2010 Pleiades Publishing, Ltd.; Country of input: International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA); Journal ID: ISSN 1063-7745
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
75 CONDENSED MATTER PHYSICS, SUPERCONDUCTIVITY AND SUPERFLUIDITY; DESY; ENERGY DENSITY; FREE ELECTRON LASERS; LIGHT SOURCES; OPTICS; PHOTONS; X RADIATION; X-RAY SOURCES

Citation Formats

Altarelli, M. From 3rd- to 4th-generation light sources: Free-electron lasers in the X-ray range. United States: N. p., 2010. Web. doi:10.1134/S1063774510070072.
Altarelli, M. From 3rd- to 4th-generation light sources: Free-electron lasers in the X-ray range. United States. https://doi.org/10.1134/S1063774510070072
Altarelli, M. Wed . "From 3rd- to 4th-generation light sources: Free-electron lasers in the X-ray range". United States. https://doi.org/10.1134/S1063774510070072.
@article{osti_22054052,
title = {From 3rd- to 4th-generation light sources: Free-electron lasers in the X-ray range},
author = {Altarelli, M},
abstractNote = {Activities on free-electron laser (FEL) x-ray sources, based on linear accelerators, to produce spatially coherent, ultra-short ({approx}100 fs) pulses with very high peak brilliance (10{sup 28}-10{sup 32} photons/s/mm{sup 2}/mrad{sup 2}/0.1% BW) are summarized. The scientific case includes time-resolved studies of dynamics on sub-ps scales, structural studies by imaging of non-periodic systems, and investigation of high energy-density phenomena such as non-linear x-ray optics and the production of warm dense matter. Examples are presented, with emphasis on the operational facilities, FLASH at DESY, Hamburg and LCLS in Stanford, California, and on the European XFEL project in Hamburg.},
doi = {10.1134/S1063774510070072},
url = {https://www.osti.gov/biblio/22054052}, journal = {Crystallography Reports},
issn = {1063-7745},
number = 7,
volume = 55,
place = {United States},
year = {2010},
month = {12}
}