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  • Editor: C. Martijn de Sterke
  • Vol. 19, Iss. 11 — May. 23, 2011
  • pp: 10619–10624

Experimental demonstration of frequency pulling in single-pass free-electron lasers

E. Allaria, G. De Ninno, and C. Spezzani  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Express, Vol. 19, Issue 11, pp. 10619-10624 (2011)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OE.19.010619


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Abstract

Frequency pulling is a well-known phenomenon in standard laser physics, leading to a shift of the laser frequency when the cavity and maximum gain frequencies are detuned. In this letter we present the first experimental demonstration of frequency pulling in single-pass free-electron lasers. Measurements are performed using the single-pass free-electron laser installed on the Elettra storage ring.

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OCIS Codes
(140.0140) Lasers and laser optics : Lasers and laser optics
(140.2600) Lasers and laser optics : Free-electron lasers (FELs)
(190.0190) Nonlinear optics : Nonlinear optics

ToC Category:
Lasers and Laser Optics

History
Original Manuscript: February 25, 2011
Revised Manuscript: April 18, 2011
Manuscript Accepted: April 24, 2011
Published: May 16, 2011

Citation
E. Allaria, G. De Ninno, and C. Spezzani, "Experimental demonstration of frequency pulling in single-pass free-electron lasers," Opt. Express 19, 10619-10624 (2011)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/oe/abstract.cfm?URI=oe-19-11-10619


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