Author: Clarke, J.A.
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MOPOW037 Developments in the CLARA FEL Test Facility Accelerator Design and Simulations 797
  • P.H. Williams, D. Angal-Kalinin, A.D. Brynes, J.A. Clarke, F. Jackson, J.K. Jones, J.W. McKenzie, B.L. Militsyn, N. Thompson
    STFC/DL/ASTeC, Daresbury, Warrington, Cheshire, United Kingdom
  • R.B. Appleby
    UMAN, Manchester, United Kingdom
  • B. Kyle
    University of Manchester, Manchester, United Kingdom
  We present recent developments in the accelerator design of CLARA (Compact Linear Accelerator for Research and Applications), the proposed UK FEL test facility at Daresbury Laboratory. In order to prioritise FEL schemes requiring the shortest electron bunches, the layout has changed significantly to enable compression at higher energy. Four proposed modes of operation are defined and tracked from cathode to FEL using ASTRA. Supplementing these baseline mode definitions with CSR-enabled codes (such as CSRTRACK) where appropriate is in progress. The FEL layout is re-optimised to include shorter undulators with delay chicanes between each radiator.  
DOI • reference for this paper ※ DOI:10.18429/JACoW-IPAC2016-MOPOW037  
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