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Title: Self-consistent analysis of radiation and relativistic electron beam dynamics in a helical wiggler using Lienard-Wiechert fields

Lienard-Wiechert (LW) fields, which are exact solutions of the Wave Equation for a point charge in free space, are employed to formulate a self-consistent treatment of the electron beam dynamics and the evolution of the generated radiation in long undulators. In a relativistic electron beam the internal forces leading to the interaction of the electrons with each other can be computed by means of retarded LW fields. The resulting electron beam dynamics enables us to obtain three dimensional radiation fields starting from an initial incoherent spontaneous emission, without introducing a seed wave at start-up. Based on the formalism employed here, both the evolution of the multi-bucket electron phase space dynamics in the beam body as well as edges and the relative slippage of the radiation with respect to the electrons in the considered short bunch are naturally embedded into the simulation model. In this paper, we present electromagnetic radiation studies, including multi-bucket electron phase dynamics and angular distribution of radiation in the time and frequency domain produced by a relativistic short electron beam bunch interacting with a circularly polarized magnetic undulator.
Authors:
;  [1]
  1. Univ. of Central Florida, Orlando, FL (United States)
Publication Date:
OSTI Identifier:
238859
Report Number(s):
BNL--61982-Absts.; CONF-9508156--Absts.
ON: DE96002729; TRN: 96:013349
Resource Type:
Conference
Resource Relation:
Conference: 17. international free electron laser conference, New York, NY (United States), 21-25 Aug 1995; Other Information: PBD: [1995]; Related Information: Is Part Of 17th international free electron laser conference and 2nd international FEL users` workshop. Program and abstracts; PB: 300 p.
Research Org:
Brookhaven National Lab., Upton, NY (United States)
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
66 PHYSICS; 43 PARTICLE ACCELERATORS; 42 ENGINEERING NOT INCLUDED IN OTHER CATEGORIES; FREE ELECTRON LASERS; BEAM DYNAMICS; ELECTRON BEAMS; FIELD EMISSION; WIGGLER MAGNETS; BEAM BUNCHING