The temporal structure and phase evolutions of a high-gain, self-amplified free-electron laser are measured, including single-shot analysis and statistics over many shots. Excellent agreement with the theory of free-electron laser and photon statistics is found.
© 2004 Optical Society of America
(030.0030) Coherence and statistical optics : Coherence and statistical optics
(030.6600) Coherence and statistical optics : Statistical optics
(140.0140) Lasers and laser optics : Lasers and laser optics
(140.2600) Lasers and laser optics : Free-electron lasers (FELs)
Y. Li, J. Lewellen, Z. Huang, and S. Krinsky, "Optical properties of the output of a high-gain, self-amplified free-electron laser," in Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics/International Quantum Electronics Conference and Photonic Applications Systems Technologies, Technical Digest (CD) (Optical Society of America, 2004), paper JTuG1.
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