The Free-Electron Laser

  • Alberto Renieri
Part of the NATO ASI Series book series (NSSB)


The generation of coherent synchrotron radiation using beams of relativistic electrons passed through magnetic undulators opens up tremendous scope for photochemistry in general and isotopic separation by laser in particular. Applications for plasma heating in Tokamak-type installations to trigger off the controlled nuclear fusion process are also conceivable.


Electron Beam Synchrotron Radiation Storage Ring Free Electron Laser Coherent Radiation 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Alberto Renieri
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  1. 1.Comitato Nazionale per la Ricerca e per lo Sviluppo dell’Energia Nucleare e delle Energie AlternativeFrascati CenterRomeItaly

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