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Title:
The European XFEL : present status and self-seeding option
Affiliation(s):
XFEL.EU staff
Topic:
Scientific area:
Abstract:
The European XFEL is a major X-ray Free Electron Laser facility located in Germany between the states of Hamburg and Scheleswig-Holstein. It is currently under commissioning and it aims at providing short pulses of radiation with unprecedented brightness covering the photon energy range between below the Carbon K-edge and about 25keV in SASE mode at the fundamental harmonic. It is driven by a superconducting linac working in burst, high-repetition mode, with a nominal energy up to 17.5 GeV, which feeds three separate undulator lines: SASE1 and SASE2, optimized for harder X-rays and SASE3, optimized for soft X-ray radiation. In this seminar I will first adress the present status of the European XFEL, mainly from the machine viewpoint, and I will then move to discuss the working principles and the status of the self-seeding setup, which will be installed at SASE2 and promises the production of nearly Fourier-limited pulses of radiation with increased brightness.
Imprint:
2017
Talk type:
Invited
Language(s):
English
Event information:
Invited seminar at ESRF, Grenoble, 2017-06-21, 2017-06-21


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