The FEL — Microtron Activity at the C.N.E.N. Frascati Center

  • Giuseppe Dattoli
  • Angelo Marino
  • Alberto Renieri
Part of the Ettore Majorana International Science Series book series (SLAP, volume 49)


The first operation of a Free Electron Laser (FEL), i.e., the production of coherent electromagnetic radiation of short wavelength from relativistic electrons moving in a periodic magnetic field, was demonstrated at Stanford University1.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Giuseppe Dattoli
    • 1
  • Angelo Marino
    • 1
  • Alberto Renieri
    • 1
  1. 1.Comitato Nazionale Energia Nucleare (CNEN)Centro di FrascatiFrascati, RomeItaly

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