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FLUTE, a linac based THz source

Naknaimueang, S. 1; Baumbach, T. 1; Gies, A. 1; Hagelstein, M. 1; Hiller, N. 1; Huttel, E. 1; Judin, V. 1; Kehrer, B. 1; Kubat, R. 1; Marsching, S. 1; Mexner, W. 1; Müller, A. S. ORCID iD icon 1; Nasse, M. 1; Plech, A. ORCID iD icon 1; Rossmanith, R. 1; Schuh, M. ORCID iD icon 1; Schwarz, M. ORCID iD icon 1; Schmelling, M.; Abela, R.; ... mehr


We propose a versatile THz source named FLUTE (Ferninfrarot Linac- Und Test-Experiment) based on a 30 - 50 MeV S-band linac with bunch compressor, that aimsat not only producing high field THz pulses but also at serving as a test facility to study accelerator physics issues. This source is an important step towards the planned ultra-broadband THz to mid infrared user facility TBONE. Special emphasis is put on studies of bunch compression as a function of bunch charge (0.1-5 nC) and of different generation mechanisms of coherent radiation (CSR, CER, CTR). This paper describes the design and layout of the proposed FLUTE machine and presents results of beam dynamic calculations with the tracking programs ASTRA and CSRtrack. In addition, calculations for the achievable peak electrical field and spectral characteristics for one version of the FLUTE layout are shown.

Verlagsausgabe §
DOI: 10.5445/IR/170101132
Veröffentlicht am 29.01.2018
Zitationen: 2
Cover der Publikation
Zugehörige Institution(en) am KIT Institut für Synchrotronstrahlung (ISS)
Publikationstyp Proceedingsbeitrag
Publikationsjahr 2011
Sprache Englisch
Identifikator ISBN: 978-92-9083-366-6
KITopen-ID: 170101132
HGF-Programm 55.51.20 (POF II, LK 01)
Erschienen in 2nd International Particle Accelerator Conference IPAC 2011, San Sebastián, Spain, 4-9 September 2011
Verlag European Physical Society Accelerator Group
Seiten 1458-1460
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