Accession Number ADA562738
Title Novel Out-Coupling Techniques for Terahertz Free Electron Lasers.
Publication Date Jun 2012
Media Count 63p
Personal Author J. S. Grey
Abstract There are several issues that are encountered when designing a Free Electron Laser (FEL) oscillator in the terahertz (THz) regime. One such issue is that there are few inexpensive materials that are suitable for forming a semitransparent out-coupling mirror. In an attempt to mitigate this particular issue, the focus of this presentation is to explore various out-coupling techniques for a notional FEL oscillator in the THz regime. The advantages and disadvantages of several out-coupling methods will be discussed, including hole out-coupling, and double mesh outcoupling. Simulation results will be presented, showing the effects of these various methods on FEL extraction and optical beam quality.
Keywords Beams(Radiation)
Coupling(Interaction)
Fel simulations
Fel(Free electron laser)
Free electron lasers
Hole out-coupler
Mesh
Mesh out-coupler
Optical properties
Oscillators
Out- coupling
Semitransparence
Simulation
Thz(Terahertz)


 
Source Agency Non Paid ADAS
NTIS Subject Category 46C - Optics & Lasers
Corporate Author Naval Postgraduate School, Monterey, CA.
Document Type Thesis
Title Note Master's thesis.
NTIS Issue Number 1225
Contract Number N/A

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