Accelerator Based Source Development: Higher, Wider and Shorter

  • Erik D. Johnson

Abstract

A host of new sources are currently being pursued throughout the world which push the performance boundaries higher, wider and shorter than thought possible only a few years ago for accelerator based technologies. Various free electron laser configurations open the window to high power, sub-picosecond synchrotron radiation sources over a wide range of wavelengths. Storage ring sources still have some room for improvement within reason, and intense pulsed x-ray sources by Thomson scattering are now being experimentally investigated. This paper outlines the scope of these developments as they relate to the production, and possible utilization, of novel sources of radiation based on accelerator technology.

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Coherence Diene Berman 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Erik D. Johnson
    • 1
  1. 1.Brookhaven National LaboratoryNational Synchrotron Light Source UptonLong IslandUSA

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