Beam Physics Seminar
Generating and using radiated energy from oscillating charges has
been a staple in the toolbox of physicists and engineers for more than a
century. And yet new ideas for generating and using such radiation continue
to emerge. For example, two workshops at Jefferson Lab have explored the use
of such a photon beam in the exploration of parity violation in nuclear
physics. In this seminar we will discuss generating radiated energy by a
relativistic moving charge bunch near a conductor with a periodic surface.
We will discuss two types of surfaces, the resulting photon beams, and
polarizations. Finally, a simple one-day experiment in the present FEL beam
line, as a "proof-of-principle," will be presented.
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