Chapter 10. The Energy Recovery Linac X-Ray Source

  1. Prof. Richard Talman

Published Online: 16 FEB 2007

DOI: 10.1002/9783527610303.ch10

Accelerator X-Ray Sources

Accelerator X-Ray Sources

How to Cite

Talman, R. (2006) The Energy Recovery Linac X-Ray Source, in Accelerator X-Ray Sources, Wiley-VCH Verlag GmbH & Co. KGaA, Weinheim, Germany. doi: 10.1002/9783527610303.ch10

Author Information

  1. Cornell University, Laboratory of Elementary Physics, Ithaca, NY, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 16 FEB 2007
  2. Published Print: 22 MAY 2006

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9783527405909

Online ISBN: 9783527610303



  • energy recovery linac X-ray source;
  • emittance evolution in a DC electron gun;
  • qualitative description of lattice design issues;
  • isochronous arc design;
  • evolution of betatron amplitudes through the linac sections;
  • emittance growth due to CSR and space charge


This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Preview

  • Introduction

  • Emittance Evolution in a DC Electron Gun

  • Qualitative Description of Lattice Design Issues

  • Isochronous Arc Design

  • Evolution of Betatron Amplitudes through the Linac Sections

    • Deceleration through Linac Section to Dump

    • Triplet Design

    • Acceleration through the High Energy Linac Section

  • Emittance Growth Due to CSR and Space Charge