Accession Number:

ADP005107

Title:

Quantum Theory of the Free-Electron Laser,

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Corporate Author:

NEW MEXICO UNIV ALBUQUERQUE DEPT OF PHYSICS AND ASTRONOMY

Report Date:

1985-10-01

Pagination or Media Count:

12.0

Abstract:

This paper considers the main reasons why a quantum theory of the free electron laser is of interest, and summarize and compare a number of different approaches, and their main results. Recent results concerning the intrinsic linewidth and photon statistics of the free electron laser are also presented.

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Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE