Author: Ng, K.Y.
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TUPB021 Study of Plasma Effect in Longitudinal Space Charge Induced Microbunching Instability 522
  • D. Huang, Q. Gu
    SINAP, Shanghai, People's Republic of China
  • K.Y. Ng
    Fermilab, Batavia, USA
  The longitudinal space charge (LSC) plays an important role in introducing the microbunching instability in the LINAC of a free electron laser (FEL) facility. The current model of LSC impedance [1] derived from the fundamental electromagnetic theory [2] is widely used to explain the growth of the microbunching instability [3]. However, in the case of highly bright relativistic electron beams, the plasma effect starts to play a role. In this article, the basic model of LSC impedance including the plasma effect is built , and the modifications to the microbunching instability based on the new model are discussed in various conditions.
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