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X-ray free-electron lasers

McNeil, Brian W J and Thompson, Neil R (2010) X-ray free-electron lasers. Nature Photonics, 4 (12). pp. 814-821. ISSN 1749-4885

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Abstract

With intensities 10(8)-10(10) times greater than other laboratory sources, X-ray free-electron lasers are currently opening up new frontiers across many areas of science. In this Review we describe how these unconventional lasers work, discuss the range of new sources being developed worldwide, and consider how such X-ray sources may develop over the coming years.

Item type: Article
ID code: 30207
Keywords: transverse magnetic-field, high-gain, synchrotron-radiation, stimulated-emission, relativistic electrons, fel amplifier, rare-gases, amplification, generation, operation, Physics, Atomic and Molecular Physics, and Optics, Electronic, Optical and Magnetic Materials
Subjects: Science > Physics
Department: Faculty of Science > Physics
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Depositing user: Pure Administrator
Date Deposited: 05 Apr 2011 11:29
Last modified: 27 Mar 2014 09:17
URI: http://strathprints.strath.ac.uk/id/eprint/30207

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