Observation of high-intensity X-rays in inverse Compton scattering experiment

Shigeru Kashiwagi, M. Washio, T. Kobuki, R. Kuroda, I. Ben-Zvi, I. Pogorelsky, K. Kusche, J. Skaritka, V. Yakimenko, X. J. Wang, T. Hirose, K. Dobashi, Toshiya Muto, J. Urakawa, T. Omori, T. Okugi, A. Tsunemi, Y. Liu, P. He, D. ClineZ. Segalov

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Abstract

We report the first results of high-intensity X-ray generation using Inverse Laser Compton scattering. This experiment was carried out by a US-Japan collaboration at the Brookhaven National Laboratory (BNL) Accelerator Test Facility (ATF) in September 1999. The 3.5 ps X-ray pulse at 6.5 keV, containing 3×10 6 X-ray photons was generated by the interaction of 60 MeV, 0.5 nC electron bunches and CO 2 laser pulses of 600 MW peak power.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)36-40
Number of pages5
JournalNuclear Instruments and Methods in Physics Research, Section A: Accelerators, Spectrometers, Detectors and Associated Equipment
Volume455
Issue number1
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2000 Nov 21
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Nuclear and High Energy Physics
  • Instrumentation

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    Kashiwagi, S., Washio, M., Kobuki, T., Kuroda, R., Ben-Zvi, I., Pogorelsky, I., Kusche, K., Skaritka, J., Yakimenko, V., Wang, X. J., Hirose, T., Dobashi, K., Muto, T., Urakawa, J., Omori, T., Okugi, T., Tsunemi, A., Liu, Y., He, P., ... Segalov, Z. (2000). Observation of high-intensity X-rays in inverse Compton scattering experiment. Nuclear Instruments and Methods in Physics Research, Section A: Accelerators, Spectrometers, Detectors and Associated Equipment, 455(1), 36-40. https://doi.org/10.1016/S0168-9002(00)00689-6