Operation of the OK-4/Duke storage ring FEL below 200 nm


Journal Article

For a number of years the wavelength of 200 nm was a psychological barrier for FEL oscillators. The progress towards short wavelength was marginal since the OK-4/VEPP-3 storage ring FEL lased at 240 nm in 1988. After 10 years, in 1998, the OK-4/Duke FEL and the NIJI-IV FEL group moved the limit to 217 and 212 nm, respectively. Improvements of the OK-4/Duke storage ring FEL gain above 10% and the use of custom manufactured mirror coatings brought the success in August 1999. The OK-4 FEL lased in the range from 193.7 to 209.8 nm using electron energies from 500 to 800 MeV. In this paper, we present the description of the OK-4/Duke FEL up-grades and the lasing results below 200 nm obtained in August and October of 1999. © 2001 Elsevier Science B.V. All rights reserved.

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Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Litvinenko, VN; Park, SH; Pinayev, IV; Wu, Y

Published Date

  • November 21, 2001

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 475 / 1-3

Start / End Page

  • 195 - 204

International Standard Serial Number (ISSN)

  • 0168-9002

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1016/S0168-9002(01)01559-5

Citation Source

  • Scopus