Efficiency enhancement of a harmonic lasing freeelectron laser
Abstract
The harmonic lasing freeelectron laser amplifier, in which two wigglers is employed in order for the fundamental resonance of the second wiggler to coincide with the third harmonic of the first wiggler to generate ultraviolet radiation, is studied. A set of coupled nonlinear firstorder differential equations describing the nonlinear evolution of the system, for a long electron bunch, is solved numerically by CYRUS code. Solutions for the nonaveraged and averaged equations are compared. Remarkable agreement is found between the averaged and nonaveraged simulations for the evolution of the third harmonic. Thermal effects in the form of longitudinal velocity spread are also investigated. For efficiency enhancement, the second wiggler field is set to decrease linearly and nonlinearly at the point where the radiation of the third harmonic saturates. The optimum starting point and the slope of the tapering of the amplitude of the wiggler are found by a successive run of the code. It is found that tapering can increase the saturated power of the third harmonic considerably. In order to reduce the length of the wiggler, the prebunched electron beam is considered.
 Authors:
 Department of Physics, Amirkabir University of Technology, 158754413 Tehran (Iran, Islamic Republic of)
 School of Particle and Accelerator Physics, Institute for Research in Fundamental Sciences (IPM), 193955531 Tehran (Iran, Islamic Republic of)
 Publication Date:
 OSTI Identifier:
 22408239
 Resource Type:
 Journal Article
 Resource Relation:
 Journal Name: Physics of Plasmas; Journal Volume: 22; Journal Issue: 3; Other Information: (c) 2015 AIP Publishing LLC; Country of input: International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA)
 Country of Publication:
 United States
 Language:
 English
 Subject:
 70 PLASMA PHYSICS AND FUSION TECHNOLOGY; AMPLIFIERS; BEAM BUNCHING; COMPUTERIZED SIMULATION; DIFFERENTIAL EQUATIONS; ELECTRON BEAMS; ELECTRONS; FREE ELECTRON LASERS; MATHEMATICAL SOLUTIONS; NONLINEAR PROBLEMS; TEMPERATURE DEPENDENCE; ULTRAVIOLET RADIATION; WIGGLER MAGNETS
Citation Formats
Salehi, E., Maraghechi, B., Email: behrouz@aut.ac.ir, and Mirian, N. S. Efficiency enhancement of a harmonic lasing freeelectron laser. United States: N. p., 2015.
Web. doi:10.1063/1.4908280.
Salehi, E., Maraghechi, B., Email: behrouz@aut.ac.ir, & Mirian, N. S. Efficiency enhancement of a harmonic lasing freeelectron laser. United States. doi:10.1063/1.4908280.
Salehi, E., Maraghechi, B., Email: behrouz@aut.ac.ir, and Mirian, N. S. 2015.
"Efficiency enhancement of a harmonic lasing freeelectron laser". United States.
doi:10.1063/1.4908280.
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abstractNote = {The harmonic lasing freeelectron laser amplifier, in which two wigglers is employed in order for the fundamental resonance of the second wiggler to coincide with the third harmonic of the first wiggler to generate ultraviolet radiation, is studied. A set of coupled nonlinear firstorder differential equations describing the nonlinear evolution of the system, for a long electron bunch, is solved numerically by CYRUS code. Solutions for the nonaveraged and averaged equations are compared. Remarkable agreement is found between the averaged and nonaveraged simulations for the evolution of the third harmonic. Thermal effects in the form of longitudinal velocity spread are also investigated. For efficiency enhancement, the second wiggler field is set to decrease linearly and nonlinearly at the point where the radiation of the third harmonic saturates. The optimum starting point and the slope of the tapering of the amplitude of the wiggler are found by a successive run of the code. It is found that tapering can increase the saturated power of the third harmonic considerably. In order to reduce the length of the wiggler, the prebunched electron beam is considered.},
doi = {10.1063/1.4908280},
journal = {Physics of Plasmas},
number = 3,
volume = 22,
place = {United States},
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