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RIS citation export for TUOCA01: LCLS Bunch Compressor Configuration Study for Soft X-ray Operation

AU - Li, S.
AU - Behrens, C.
AU - Ding, Y.
AU - Huang, Z.
AU - Marinelli, A.
AU - Maxwell, T.J.
AU - Ratner, D.F.
AU - Zhou, F.
ED - Petit-Jean-Genaz, Christine
ED - Kim, Dong Eon
ED - Kim, Kyung Sook
ED - Ko, In Soo
ED - Schaa, Volker RW
TI - LCLS Bunch Compressor Configuration Study for Soft X-ray Operation
J2 - Proc. of IPAC2016, Busan, Korea, May 8-13, 2016
C1 - Busan, Korea
T2 - International Particle Accelerator Conference
T3 - 7
LA - english
AB - The microbunching instability (MBI) is a well-known problem for high brightness electron beams and has been observed at accelerator facilities around the world. Free-electron lasers (FELs) are particularly susceptible to MBI, which can distort the longitudinal phase space and increase the beam's slice energy spread (SES). Past studies of MBI at the Linac Coherent Light Source (LCLS) relied on optical transition radiation to infer the existence of microbunching. With the development of the x-band transverse deflecting cavity (XTCAV), we can for the first time directly image the longitudinal phase space at the end of the accelerator and complete a comprehensive study of MBI, revealing both detailed MBI behavior as well as insights into mitigation schemes [1]. The fine time resolution of the XTCAV also provides the first LCLS measurements of the final SES, a critical parameter for many advanced FEL schemes. Detailed MBI and SES measurements can aid in understanding MBI mechanisms, benchmarking simulation codes, and designing future high-brightness accelerators.
CP - Geneva, Switzerland
SP - 1037
EP - 1040
KW - bunching
KW - electron
KW - laser
KW - linac
KW - operation
DA - 2016/06
PY - 2016
SN - 978-3-95450-147-2
DO - 10.18429/JACoW-IPAC2016-TUOCA01
UR - http://jacow.org/ipac2016/papers/tuoca01.pdf
ER -