Author: Cowan, T.E.
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TUPRB012 Design of High Power CW IR-THz Source for the Radiation Source ELBE Upgrade 1702
  • P.E. Evtushenko, T.E. Cowan, U. Lehnert, P. Michel
    HZDR, Dresden, Germany
  The Radiation Source ELBE at Helmholtz-Zentrum Dresden-Rossendorf (HZDR) is a user facility based on a 1 mA - 40 MeV CW SRF LINAC. Presently HZDR is considering upgrade options for the ELBE or its replacement with a new CW, SRF LINAC-based user facility. A part of the user requirements is the capability to generate IR and THz pulse in the frequency range from 0.1 through 30 THz, with pulse energies in the range from 100 uJ through a few mJ, at the repetition rate between 100 kHz and 1 MHz. This corresponds to the pulse energy increase, dependent on the wavelength by a factor from 100 through 1000. In this contribution, we outline key aspects of a concept, which would allow to achieve such parameters. Such key aspects are: 1 - use of a beam with longitudinal density modulation and bunching factor of about 0.5 at the fundamental frequency; 2 - achieving the density modulation through the mechanism similar to the one used in optical klystron (OK) and HGHG FEL; 3 - generating necessary for the modulation optical beam by an FEL oscillator, and 4 - using two electron injectors, where one injector provides beam for the FEL oscillator while second high charge injector provides beam for the high energy per pulse generation for user experiments. All-in-all the concept of the new radiation source is very similar to an OK, but operating with two beams simultaneously.  
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About • paper received ※ 21 May 2019       paper accepted ※ 23 May 2019       issue date ※ 21 June 2019  
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