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The Free Electron Laser: A Brief Analysis of Theory and Experiment

  • G. Dattoli
  • A. Torre
Part of the Ettore Majorana International Science Series book series (EMISS, volume 35)

Abstract

The intensive experimental and theoretical activity, originated by the successful operation of the first free electron laser (FEL) in Stanford in 1977, has displayed the peculiarities of this new coherent source of radiation eventually dedicated to a number of both scientific and technological applications.

Keywords

Spontaneous Emission Free Electron Laser Travel Wave Tube Coherent Source Coherent Emission 
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© Plenum Press, New York 1988

Authors and Affiliations

  • G. Dattoli
    • 1
  • A. Torre
    • 1
  1. 1.Dip. TIB, U.S. Fisica Applicata - CRE FrascatiENEAFrascati, RomeItaly

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