European X-Ray Free Electron Laser (EXFEL): Local Implications

Ryszard Romaniuk


European X-Ray FEL – free electron laser is under construction in DESY Hamburg. It is scheduled to be operational at 2015/16 at a cost more than 1 billion Euro. The laser uses SASE method to generate x-ray light. It is propelled by an electron linac of 17,5GeV energy and more than 2km in length. The linac uses superconducting SRF TESLA technology working at 1,3 GHz in frequency. The prototype of EXFEL is FLASH Laser (200 m in length), where the “proof of principle” was checked, and from the technologies were transferred to the bigger machine. The project was stared in the nineties by building a TTF Laboratory -Tesla Test Facility. The EXFEL laser is a child of a much bigger teraelectronovolt collider project TESLA (now abandoned in Germany but undertaken by international community in a form the ILC). A number of experts and young researchers from Poland participate in the design, construction and research of the FLASH and EXFEL lasers. © (2013) COPYRIGHT Society of Photo-Optical Instrumentation Engineers (SPIE). Downloading of the abstract is permitted for personal use only.
Author Ryszard Romaniuk (FEIT / PE)
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- The Institute of Electronic Systems
Book Romaniuk Ryszard (eds.): Photonics Applications in Astronomy, Communications, Industry, and High-Energy Physics Experiments 2013, vol. 8903, 2013, SPIE P.O. Box 10, Bellingham, Washington 98227-0010 USA , SPIE, ISBN 9780819497857, [ISSN 0277-786X ], 410 p., DOI:10.1117/12.2049644
Keywords in EnglishEuropean research programs, 7FP, accelerator science and technology, large research infrastructures, x-ray lasers, free electron lasers, FEL, electron linac, accelerators, electron beams, high energy photon beams, DESY laboratory, large research mega projects
Languageen angielski
Score (nominal)15
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