Author: Huang, D.
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A Novel Way to Generate Ultrafast X-ray Free Electron Laser Pulses  
  • D. Huang, C. Feng, Q. Gu
    SINAP, Shanghai, People's Republic of China
  Recently, ultrafast X-ray free electron laser (XFEL) pulses have become a key tool in many fields of scientific research. In this paper, a novel method to generate ultrafast XFEL pulses based on the laser heater in a linear accelerator (linac) is proposed. Contrary to other proposed methods, this new method is merely parasitic in the laser heater operation. Thus, it has significant advantages over the others such as being non-destructive, simpler, less expensive, etc.