Undulators and Free-Electron Lasers

Front Cover
Clarendon Press, Jul 19, 1990 - Science - 334 pages
0 Reviews
Reviews aren't verified, but Google checks for and removes fake content when it's identified
This book is a reference text for all those working in free-electron laser research as well as being a learning aid for physicists and graduate students who wish an introduction to this field. Only a basic understanding of relativistic mechanics and electromagnetism is presupposed. After an overview of early developments and general principles of operation, the different models that can be used to describe free-electron lasers are presented, organized according to their range of applicability. The relevent conceptual and mathematical constructs are built up from first principles with attention to obtaining the practically important results in a simple but rigorous way. Interaction of the undulator with the driving electron accelerator and the laser cavity and design of undulator magnets are treated and an overview is given of some typical experiments.

From inside the book

What people are saying - Write a review

We haven't found any reviews in the usual places.

Contents

Bibliographical note
xi
Undulator radiation
12
Overview of the general operational principles
31
Copyright

17 other sections not shown

Other editions - View all

Common terms and phrases

About the author (1990)

P. Luchini is at University of Naples. H. Motz is at Oxford University.

Bibliographic information