We propose a free-electron based attosecond coherent X-ray source powered by a laser-driven particle accelerator capable of producing sub-optical cycle electron pulses. The design parameters for the device are established by the one-dimensional FEL model.
© 2007 Optical Society of America
(320.0320) Ultrafast optics : Ultrafast optics
(320.7160) Ultrafast optics : Ultrafast technology
(340.0340) X-ray optics : X-ray optics
(340.7480) X-ray optics : X-rays, soft x-rays, extreme ultraviolet (EUV)
T. Plettner and R. L. Byer, " Solid-State Laser-Driven Free-Electron Based Coherent Attosecond Radiation Sources," in Advanced Solid-State Photonics, OSA Technical Digest Series (CD) (Optical Society of America, 2007), paper TuA6.
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