Chapter 14. The X-ray FEL

  1. Prof. Richard Talman

Published Online: 16 FEB 2007

DOI: 10.1002/9783527610303.ch14

Accelerator X-Ray Sources

Accelerator X-Ray Sources

How to Cite

Talman, R. (2006) The X-ray FEL, in Accelerator X-Ray Sources, Wiley-VCH Verlag GmbH & Co. KGaA, Weinheim, Germany. doi: 10.1002/9783527610303.ch14

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



  • x-ray FEL;
  • absorption and spontaneous and stimulated emission;
  • closed and open FELs;
  • interpretation of undulator radiation as Compton scattering; comparison of storage ring;
  • ERL and FEL


This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Absorption and Spontaneous and Stimulated Emission

  • Closed and Open FELs

  • Interpretation of Undulator Radiation as Compton Scattering

  • Applicability Condition for Semi-Classical Treatment

  • Comparison of Storage Ring, ERL, and FEL