U.S. Particle Accelerator School

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USPAS sponsored by
the University of Texas, Austin
January 25 - February 5, 2016
held in Austin, Texas

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USPAS sponsored by
Colorado State University
June 13-24, 2016
held in Fort Collins, Colorado

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Accelerator Tutorials

How FERMI FEL works

FERMI is the free electron laser (FEL) facility located in the research centre Elettra Sincrotrone Trieste, Italy. This video shows its basic components and functioning, in the specific configuration of externally seeded FEL (High Gain Harmonic Generation), from the electron gun through the linear accelerator and the undulator, to the photon beamlines. Used with permission: Elettra Sincrotrone Trieste

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