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Title: Accelerator-driven X-ray Sources

After an introduction which mentions x-ray tubes and storage rings and gives a brief review of special relativity, the subject is treated under the following topics and subtopics: synchrotron radiation (bending magnet radiation, wiggler radiation, undulator radiation, brightness and brilliance definition, synchrotron radiation facilities), x-ray free-electron lasers (linac-driven X-ray FEL, FEL interactions, self-amplified spontaneous emission (SASE), SASE self-seeding, fourth-generation light source facilities), and other X-ray sources (energy recovery linacs, Inverse Compton scattering, laser wakefield accelerator driven X-ray sources. In summary, accelerator-based light sources cover the entire electromagnetic spectrum. Synchrotron radiation (bending magnet, wiggler and undulator radiation) has unique properties that can be tailored to the users’ needs: bending magnet and wiggler radiation is broadband, undulator radiation has narrow spectral lines. X-ray FELs are the brightest coherent X-ray sources with high photon flux, femtosecond pulses, full transverse coherence, partial temporal coherence (SASE), and narrow spectral lines with seeding techniques. New developments in electron accelerators and radiation production can potentially lead to more compact sources of coherent X-rays.
Authors:
 [1]
  1. Los Alamos National Lab. (LANL), Los Alamos, NM (United States)
Publication Date:
OSTI Identifier:
1225581
Report Number(s):
LA-UR--15-27833
TRN: US1700230
DOE Contract Number:
AC52-06NA25396
Resource Type:
Conference
Resource Relation:
Conference: 2015 IEEE Nuclear Science Symposium and Medical Imaging Conference, San Diego, CA (United States), 31 Oct 2015
Research Org:
Los Alamos National Lab. (LANL), Los Alamos, NM (United States)
Sponsoring Org:
USDOE
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
43 PARTICLE ACCELERATORS; WIGGLER MAGNETS; BEAM BENDING MAGNETS; SYNCHROTRON RADIATION SOURCES; WAKEFIELD ACCELERATORS; X RADIATION; COMPTON EFFECT; SYNCHROTRON RADIATION; X-RAY SOURCES; LINEAR ACCELERATORS; ELECTRON BEAMS; COHERENT RADIATION; LIGHT SOURCES; STORAGE RINGS; X-RAY TUBES; BRIGHTNESS; FREE ELECTRON LASERS; ENERGY RECOVERY; RELATIVITY THEORY Accelerator Design; Technology; and Operations; X-rays; X-ray Free-Electron Lasers