Free-electron lasers and their applications

P. Dobiasch, K. L. Hohla, P. Meystre

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We review the classical theory of the free-electron laser and discuss possible applications in laser fusion, laser-induced chemistry, biochemistry, and solid-state physics. The possibility of using optical wigglers to reach the VUV and soft X-ray regimes is also analysed.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)91-119
Number of pages29
JournalOptics and Lasers in Engineering
Issue number2
StatePublished - 1983

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Electronic, Optical and Magnetic Materials
  • Atomic and Molecular Physics, and Optics
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Electrical and Electronic Engineering


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