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Introduction :  - Welcome
 - What is a Free-Electron Laser?
 - What for ?
Research topics :
 - A few recent topics
 - Publications
Set-up & performances :  - Accelerator
 - Laser
Experimental rooms:  - Diagnostics room
 - AFMIR-PTIR Microscopy
 - FTIR
 - Sum-frequency generation
 - FT-ICR spectrometry
 - Development
CLIO beamtime:  - Ask for CLIO beamtime
 - Refunding
Table top lasers:  - Forms
Links :
 -  Free-electrons lasers around the world
Infos & contacts :
 - Where ?
 - Who ?


The laser

Main specs Temporal structure Spectral range Spectral width Undulator Two-color Misc.


  • Main specs

Spectral range

3 to 150 microns (for different e- energies)

Max. average power

1 W @ 16ns/25Hz

Max. peak power

100 MW in 1ps

Laser pulse length

0.5 to 6 ps (adjustable)

Minimum spectral width

0.2 to 2 % (wavelength dependant)

  • Optical cavity

Length

4.8 m

Mirrors

Protected silver, diameter = 38 mm

Rayleigh length

1.2 m

Outcoupling

by a hole (diam.=1 to 3 mm) in a cavity mirror



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