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FREE ELECTRON LASERS 2002

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FREE ELECTRON LASERS 2002

K.-J. Kim, S.V. Milton, E. Gluskin

ISBN 0444514171
Pages 726

Description
This book contains the Proceedings of the 24th International Free Electron Laser Conference and the 9th Free Electron Laser Users Workshop, which were held on September 9-13, 2002 at Argonne National Laboratory. Part I has been reprinted from Nucl. Instr. and Meth. A 507 (2003), Nos. 1-2.

Contents
Preface Conference Committees FEL 2002 Exhibitors Sponsors 2002 International Free Electron Laser Prize Winners Conference photos Part I. Section 1. FEL Prize and New Lasing Chaos studies on the super-ACO free electron laser, M.E. Couprie Two-color experiments with infrared lasers, J.M. Ortega First SASE and seeded FEL lasing of the NSLS DUV FEL at 266 and 400nm L. DiMauro, A. Doyuran, W. Graves, R. Heese, E.D. Johnson, S. Krinsky, H. Loos, J.B. Murphy, G., Rakowsky, J. Rose, T. Shaftan, B. Sheehy, J. Skaritka, X.J. Wang and L.H. Yu Section 2. FEL Theory Some issues and subtleties in numerical simulation of X-ray FELs, W.M. Fawley MOPA optical klystron FELs and coherent harmonic generation, G. Dattoli, L. Giannessi and P.L. Ottaviani High-gain FEL on the coherent Bremsstrahlung of a relativistic electron beam in a crystal, H.K. Avetissian, A.L. Khachatryan and G.F. Mkrtchian Use of dynamical undulator mechanism to produce short wavelength radiation in volume FEL (VFEL), V.G. Baryshevsky and K.G. Batrakov Operation of an optical klystron with small dispersion, S. Benson Simulations of high-power free electron lasers with strongly focused electron and optical beams, J. Blau, V. Bouras, A. Kalfoutzos, G. Allgaier, T. Fontana, P.P. Crooker and W.B. Colson The free electron laser interaction with a short-Rayleigh-length optical mode, W.B. Colson, J. Blau and R.L. Armstead A study of the stability of a high-power free electron laser utilizing a short Rayleigh length, P.P. Crooker, T. Campbell, W. Ossenfort, S. Miller, J. Blau and W. Colson Electron trajectories in a helical free-electron laser with or without an axial guide field, J.T. Donohue and J.L. Rullier Increasing superradiant pulse peak power by using electron energy chirp, N.S. Ginzburg, I.V. Zotova, R.M. Rozental, A.S. Sergeev, M. Kamada, K. Kurihara, H. Shirasaka, R. Ando and K. Kamada Spontaneous and amplified radiation at the initial stage of a SASE FEL, Z. Huang and K.-J. Kim Chaotic behaviour in a realizable helical-wiggler field, S.-K. Nam and K.-B. Kim Dynamics of low coupling parameter free-electron laser oscillator, H. Nishiyama, M. Asakawa, Y. Tsunawaki, M. Heya, K. Awazu and K. Imasaki Formation of an FEL field with uniform and constant phase due to the slippage effect, N. Nishimori, R. Hajima, R. Nagai and E.J. Minehara Correlation function equation for the SASE FEL, O.A. Shevchenko and N.A. Vinokurov Real-time animation of synchrotron radiation, T. Shintake Application of volume diffraction grating for TeraHertz lasing in volume FEL (VFEL), V.G. Baryshevsky, K.G. Batrakov and V.I. Stolyarsky A 3D particle tracking technique for FEL start-up and saturation effects, M.J. de Loos, C.A.J. van der Geer, S.B. van der Geer, A.F.G. van der Meer, D. Oepts and R. Wünsch Statistical properties of radiation from SASE FEL driven by short electron bunches, E.L. Saldin, E.A. Schneidmiller and M.V. Yurkov Coherence properties of the radiation from SASE FEL, E.L. Saldin, E.A. Schneidmiller and M.V. Yurkov Statistical properties of radiation power levels from a high-gain free-electron laser at and beyond saturation, C.B. Schroeder, W.M. Fawley and E. Esarey Section 3. High-Power, Long-Wavelength FELs First demonstration of energy-recovery operation in the JAERI superconducting linac for a high-power free-electron laser, R. Hajima, T. Shizuma, M. Sawamura, R. Nagai, N. Nishimori, N. Kikuzawa and E.J. Minehara Possibility of a high-power, high-gain FEL amplifier, D.C. Nguyen and H.P. Freund Upgrade of a compact FIR FEL driven by a magnetron-based microtron for the wavelength range of 100¿300 µm, Y.U. Jeong, G.M. Kazakevitch, B.C. Lee, S.O. Cho, J. Yoo, N.G. Gavrilov and V.V. Kubarev Four-channel planar FEM for high-power mm-wave generation (theoretical and experimental problems), A.V. Arzhannikov, V.T. Astrelin, V.B. Bobylev, N.S. Ginzburg, V.G. Ivanenko, P.V. Kalinin, S.A. Kuznetsov, N.Yu. Peskov, P.V. Petrov, A.S. Sergeev, S.L. Sinitsky and V.D. Stepanov A simulation study on energy recovery from spent electron beams in an S-band linac, K. Masuda, S. Matsumura, T. Kii, H. Ohgaki, T. Yamazaki, K. Nagasaki and K. Yoshikawa Progress of the volume FEL (VFEL) experiments in millimeter range, V.G. Baryshevsky, K.G. Batrakov, A.A. Gurinovich, I.I. Ilienko, A.S. Lobko, P.V. Molchanov, V.I. Moroz, P.F. Sofronov and V.I. Stolyarsky Electron beam dynamics through a return-arc and a deceleration path of the JAERI energy-recovery linac, R. Hajima and E.J. Minehara Variable-energy microtron-injector for a compact wide-band FIR free electron laser, G.M. Kazakevitch, Y.U. Jeong, B.C. Lee, N.G. Gavrilov and M.N. Kondaurov Design studies of IR-FEL system at IAE, Kyoto University, H. Ohgaki, I. Tometaka, K. Yamane, T. Kii, K. Masuda, K. Yoshikawa and T. Yamazaki Spectral measurements of the second harmonic of the SASE FEL radiation at APS, V. Sajaev and Z. Huang Regime of non-resonant trapping in an FEM-amplifier, A.V. Savilov, I.V. Bandurkin and N.Yu. Peskov Submillimeter moderately relativistic free-electron maser, A.V. Savilov, N.Yu. Peskov and A.K. Kaminsky Magnetic field analysis of hybrid helical wiggler with multiple poles per period, Y. Tsunawaki, N. Ohigashi, M. Asakawa, K. Imasaki and K. Mima Section 4. FEL Technologies Mirrors issues for FELs, D. Garzella Study of the transverse coherence at the TTF free electron laser, R. Ischebeck, J. Feldhaus, Ch. Gerth, E. Saldin, P. Schmüser, E. Schneidmiller, B. Steeg, K. Tiedtke, M. Tonutti, R. Treusch and M. Yurkov Permanent magnet systems for free-electron lasers, S.C. Gottschalk, D.H. Dowell and D.C. Quimby Radiation exposure and magnetic performance of the undulator system for the VUV FEL at the TESLA Test Facility Phase-1 after 3 years of operation, J. Pflüger, B. Faatz, M. Tischer and T. Vielitz Magnetic measurements and tuning of the LCLS prototype undulator, I.B. Vasserman, S. Sasaki, R.J. Dejus, O.A. Makarov, E.R. Moog, E.M. Trakhtenberg and N.A. Vinokurov Design of the Jefferson Lab IR Upgrade FEL optical cavity, M.D. Shinn, G.R. Baker, C.P. Behre, S.V. Benson, M.E. Bevins, L.A. Dillon-Townes, H.F. Dylla, E.J. Feldl, J.F. Gubeli, R.D. Lassiter, F.D. Martin and G.R. Neil Evidence for transverse dependencies in COTR and microbunching in a SASE FEL, A.H. Lumpkin, Y.C. Chae, J.W. Lewellen, W.J. Berg, M. Borland, S.G. Biedron, R.J. Dejus, M. Erdmann, Z. Huang, K.-J. Kim, Y. Li, S.V. Milton, E.R. Moog, D.W. Rule, V. Sajaev and B.X. Yang FEL research and development at the SLAC sub-picosecond photon source, SPPS, L. Bentson, P. Bolton, E. Bong, P. Emma, J. Galayda, J. Hastings, P. Krejcik, C. Rago, J. Rifkin and C.M. Spencer First beam measurements at the photo injector test facility at DESY Zeuthen, R. Bakker, M.v. Hartrott, E. Jaeschke, D. Krämer, J.P. Carneiro, K. Flöttmann, P. Piot, J. Roßbach, S. Schreiber, K. Abrahamyan, J. Bähr, I. Bohnet, V. Djordjadze, U. Gensch, H.J. Graboschi, Z. Li, D. Lipka, A. Oppelt, B. Petrossyan, F. Stephan, P. Michelato, C. Pagani, D. Sertore, V. Miltchev, I. Tsakov, A. Liero, H. Redlin, W. Sandner, R. Schumann, I. Will, R. Cee, M. Krassilnikov, S. Setzer and T. Weiland Recent advances in high-brightness electron guns at AES, H. Bluem, A.M.M. Todd, M.D. Cole, J. Rathke and T. Schultheiss Electro-optic sampling of single electron beam bunches of ultrashort duration, P.R. Bolton, J.E. Clendenin, D.H. Dowell, P. Krejcik and J. Rifkin Investigation of short pulse effects in IR FELs and new simulation results, V. Asgekar, G. Berden, M. Brunken, L. Casper, H. Genz, M. Grigore, C. Heßler, S. Khodyachykh, A. Richter and A.F.G. van der Meer Undulator system for the VUV FEL at the TESLA test facility phase-2, J. Pflüger, U. Hahn, B. Faatz and M. Tischer Proposal for the edge-focusing wiggler for SASE, G. Isoyama, M. Fujimoto, R. Kato, S. Yamamoto and K. Tsuchiya Advanced photocathode simulation and theory, K.L. Jensen, D.W. Feldman and P.G. O'Shea Design and study of FIR FEL device using S-band linac at FEL-SUT, H. Koike, M. Sobajima, V.M. Popik, M. Yokoyama, F. Oda, M. Kawai, K. Toyoda, H. Kuroda and K. Nakai Observations of z-dependent microbunching harmonic intensities using COTR in a SASE FEL, A.H. Lumpkin, S.G. Biedron, R.J. Dejus, W.J. Berg, M. Borland, Y.C. Chae, M. Erdmann, Z. Huang, K.-J. Kim, Y. Li, J.W. Lewellen, S.V. Milton, E. Moog, V. Sajaev and B.X. Yang Construction of compact FEM using solenoid-induced helical wiggler, N. Ohigashi, Y. Tsunawaki, M. Fujita, K. Imasaki, K. Mima and S. Nakai The dispersion relation for a cylindrical Cherenkov free electron maser, C. Petichakis, R.A. Stuart, C.C. Wright, A.I. Al-Shamma'a and J. Lucas Improvement of KHI FEL device at FEL-SUT, M. Yokoyama, F. Oda, K. Nomaru, H. Koike, M. Sobajima, M. Kawai, H. Kuroda and K. Nakai Section 5. Storage Ring FELs New results and prospects for harmonic generation in storage ring FELs, V.N. Litvinenko The UV European FEL at ELETTRA: towards compatibility of storage ring operation for FEL and synchrotron radiation, G. De Ninno, M. Trovò, M. Danailov, M. Marsi, E. Karantzoulis, B. Diviacco, R.P. Walker, R. Bartolini, G. Dattoli, L. Giannessi, L. Mezi, M.E. Couprie, A. Gatto, N. Kaiser, S. Günster and D. Ristau Longitudinal detuning for an SRFEL, C.A. Thomas, J.I.M. Botman, C. Bruni, D. Garzella, M.E. Couprie, G. De Ninno and G. Dattoli Super-ACO FEL oscillation with longitudinal to transverse coupled beam dynamics, C. Bruni, G.L. Orlandi, D. Garzella, G. De Ninno, M.E. Couprie, R. Bartolini, C. Rippon and G. Dattoli Q-switching operation of the UVSOR-FEL, M. Hosaka, M. Katoh, A. Mochihashi, J. Yamazaki, K. Hayashi, Y. Takashima and H. Hama Improvement of the field quality in the helical wigglers for the OK-5 VUV FEL at Duke, S.F. Mikhailov, V.N. Litvinenko, N.G. Gavrilov, O.A. Shevchenko, N.A. Vinokurov and P.D. Vobly Self-consistent harmonic generation in storage ring FELs, C. Rippon, R. Bartolini, G. Dattoli, L. Giannessi, M.E. Couprie and D. Garzella Section 6. High-Brightness Electron Beams Overview of high-brightness, high-average-current photoinjectors for FELs, S.J. Russell Femto-seconds kilo-ampere electron beam generation, X.J. Wang and X.Y. Chang First operation of a superconducting RF-gun, D. Janssen, H. Büttig, P. Evtushenko, M. Freitag, F. Gabriel, B. Hartmann, U. Lehnert, P. Michel, K. Möller, T. Quast, B. Reppe, A. Schamlott, Ch. Schneider, R. Schurig, J. Teichert, S. Konstantinov, S. Kruchkov, A. Kudryavtsev, O. Myskin, V. Petrov, A. Tribendis, V. Volkov, W. Sandner, I. Will, A. Matheisen, W. Moeller, M. Pekeler, P.v. Stein and Ch. Haberstroh Theory and simulation of CSR microbunching in bunch compressors, Z. Huang, M. Borland, P. Emma and K.-J. Kim RF Photoelectric injectors using needle cathodes, J.W. Lewellen and C.A. Brau Slice emittance measurements at the SLAC gun test facility, D.H. Dowell, P.R. Bolton, J.E. Clendenin, P. Emma, S.M. Gierman, W.S. Graves, C.G. Limborg, B.F. Murphy and J.F. Schmerge Longitudinal emittance measurements at the SLAC gun test facility, D.H. Dowell, P.R. Bolton, J.E. Clendenin, S.M. Gierman, C.G. Limborg, B.F. Murphy, J.F. Schmerge and T. Shaftan Bunch length and phase stability measurements at the TESLA test facility, Ch. Gerth, J. Feldhaus, K. Honkavaara, K.D. Kavanagh, Ph. Piot, L. Plucinski, S. Schreiber and I. Will Improvement of electron beam properties by reducing back-bombardment effects in a thermionic RF gun, T. Kii, K. Yamane, I. Tometaka, K. Masuda, H. Ohgaki, K. Yoshikawa and T. Yamazaki The SPARC project: a high-brightness electron beam source at LNF to drive a SASE-FEL experiment, D. Alesini, S. Bertolucci, M.E. Biagini, C. Biscari, R. Boni, M. Boscolo, M. Castellano, A. Clozza, G. Di Pirro, A. Drago, A. Esposito, M. Ferrario, V. Fusco, A. Gallo, A. Ghigo, S. Guiducci, M. Incurvati, P. Laurelli, C. Ligi, F. Marcellini, M. Migliorati, C. Milardi, L. Palumbo, L. Pellegrino, M. Preger, P. Raimondi, R. Ricci, C. Sanelli, F. Sgamma, B. Spataro, M. Serio, A. Stecchi, A. Stella, F. Tazzioli, C. Vaccarezza, M. Vescovi, C. Vicario, M. Zobov, E. Acerbi, F. Alessandria, D. Barni, G. Bellomo, I. Boscolo, F. Broggi, S. Cialdi, C. DeMartinis, D. Giove, C. Maroli, V. Petrillo, M. Rome', L. Serafini, E. Chiadroni, G. Felici, D. Levi, M. Mastrucci, M. Mattioli, G. Medici, G.S. Petrarca, L. Catani, A. Cianchi, A. D'Angelo, R. Di Salvo, A. Fantini, D. Moricciani, C. Schaerf, R. Bartolini, F. Ciocci, G. Dattoli, A. Doria, F. Flora, G.P. Gallerano, L. Giannessi, E. Giovenale, G. Messina, L. Mezi, P.L. Ottaviani, L. Picardi, M. Quattromini, A. Renieri, C. Ronsivalle, L. Avaldi, C. Carbone, A. Cricenti, A. Pifferi, P. Perfetti, T. Prosperi, V.R. Albertini, C. Quaresima and N. Zema VUV FEL driven RF gun, B. Faatz, A.A. Fateev, K. Flöttmann, D. Nölle, Ph. Piot, E.L. Saldin, H. Schlarb, E.A. Schneidmiller, S. Schreiber, D. Sertore, K.P. Sytchev and M.V. Yurkov Results of beam parameter measurement of the ELBE electron accelerator after commissioning, J. Teichert, A. Büchner, P. Evtushenko, F. Gabriel, U. Lehnert, P. Michel and J. Voigtländer Stability of the LEBRA infrared FEL, K. Yokoyama, I. Sato, K. Hayakawa, T. Tanaka, Y. Hayakawa, K. Kanno, T. Sakai, K. Ishiwata and E. Hashimoto Section 7. High-Gain, Short-Wavelength FELs Demonstration of gain saturation and controlled variation of pulse length at the TESLA test facility FEL, J. Rossbach Study of the statistical properties of the radiation from a VUV SASE FEL operating in the femtosecond regime, V. Ayvazyan, J.-P. Carneiro, P. Castro, B. Faatz, A.A. Fateev, J. Feldhaus, Ch. Gerth, V. Gretchko, B. Grigoryan, U. Hahn, K. Honkavaara, M. Hüning, R. Ischebeck, U. Jastrow, R. Kammering, J. Menzel, M. Minty, D. Nölle, J. Pflüger, Ph. Piot, L. Plucinski, K. Rehlich, J. Rossbach, E.L. Saldin, H. Schlarb, E.A. Schneidmiller, S. Schreiber, R. Sobierajski, B. Steeg, F. Stulle, K.P. Sytchev, K. Tiedtke, R. Treusch, H. Weise, M. Wendt and M.V. Yurkov Multiple-beam free-electron lasers, H.P. Freund, D. Douglas and P.G. O'Shea Design considerations for the LCLS, C. Limborg Status of SPring-8 compact SASE source FEL project, T. Shintake, T. Tanaka, T. Hara, K. Togawa, T. Inagaki, Y.J. Kim, T. Ishikawa, H. Kitamura, H. Baba, H. Matsumoto, S. Takeda, M. Yoshida and Y. Takasu Bunching and exotic undulator configurations in SASE FELs, G. Dattoli, A. Doria, L. Giannessi and P.L. Ottaviani Observation of SASE and amplified seed of the DUV-FEL at BNL, A. Doyuran, W. Graves, R. Heese, E.D. Johnson, S. Krinsky, H. Loos, J. Murphy, G. Rakowsky, J. Rose, T. Shaftan, B. Sheehy, J. Skaritka, X.J. Wang and L.H. Yu Simulation studies of a possible multi-stage XFEL at ELETTRA, W.M. Fawley, W.A. Barletta, C.J. Bocchetta and R. Bonifacio Simulation of prebunching in free-electron lasers, H.P. Freund, P.G. O'Shea and J. Neumann Characteristics of the fundamental FEL and the higher harmonic generation at LEBRA, Y. Hayakawa, I. Sato, K. Hayakawa, T. Tanaka, K. Yokoyama, K. Kanno, T. Sakai, K. Ishiwata, K. Nakao and E. Hashimoto Characteristic measurements of higher harmonics generated in the SASE-FEL process, R. Kato, M. Fujimoto, T. Igo, S. Isaka, T. Onishi, S. Furukawa, S. Okuda, S. Suemine and G. Isoyama Time-resolved measurement of a self-amplified free-electron laser, Y. Li, J. Lewellen, Z. Huang, V. Sajaev and S.V. Milton Results of the VISA SASE FEL experiment at 840nm, A. Murokh, R. Agustsson, M. Babzien, I. Ben-Zvi, L. Bertolini, K. van Bibber, R. Carr, M. Cornacchia, P. Frigola, J. Hill, E. Johnson, L. Klaisner, G. Le Sage, M. Libkind, R. Malone, H.-D. Nuhn, C. Pellegrini, S. Reiche, G. Rakowsky, J. Rosenzweig, R. Ruland, J. Skaritka, A. Toor, A. Tremaine, X. Wang and V. Yakimenko Radiation effects studies at the Advanced Photon Source, M. Petra, P.K. Den Hartog, E.R. Moog, S. Sasaki, N. Sereno and I.B. Vasserman Pulse length control in an X-ray FEL by using wake.elds, S. Reiche, P. Emma and C. Pellegrini Scheme for time-resolved experiments based on the use of statistical properties of the third harmonic of the SASE FEL radiation, W. Brefeld, B. Faatz, J. Feldhaus, M. Körfer, J. Krzywinski, T. Möller, J. Pflüger, E.L. Saldin, E.A. Schneidmiller, S. Schreiber and M.V. Yurkov Pump¿probe experiments in the femtosecond regime, combining first and third harmonics of SASE FEL radiation, J. Feldhaus, T. Möller, E.L. Saldin, E.A. Schneidmiller and M.V. Yurkov Scheme for attophysics experiments at a X-ray SASE FEL, E.L. Saldin, E.A. Schneidmiller and M.V. Yurkov Measurements of nonlinear harmonic radiation and harmonic microbunching in a visible SASE FEL, A. Tremaine, X.J. Wang, M. Babzien, I. Ben-Zvi, M. Cornacchia, R. Malone, A. Murokh, H.-D. Nuhn, C. Pellegrini, S. Reiche, J. Rosenzweig, J. Skaritka and V. Yakimenko High gain free electron lasers driven by .at electron beam, M. Xie Simulations for the FERMI@ELETTRA proposal to generate 40- and 10-nm coherent radiation using the HGHG scheme, L.H. Yu and J. Wu Image charge undulator, Y. Zhang, Y. Derbenev and R. Li Section 8. New Concepts and Proposals Overview of proposed VUV and soft X-ray projects in the world, G. Dattoli and A. Renieri A cascaded optical klystron on an energy recovery linac ¿ race track microtron, M. Eriksson, L.-J. Lindgren, E. Wallen and S. Werin X-ray optics research for free electron lasers: study of material damage under extreme fluxes, J. Kuba, A. Wootton, R.M. Bionta, R. Shepherd, E.E. Fill, T. Ditmire, G. Dyer, R.A. London, V.N. Shlyaptsev, J. Dunn, R. Booth, S. Bajt, R.F. Smith, M.D. Feit, R. Levesque and M. McKernan X-ray Compton FEL based on charged particles channeling in a crystal, H.K. Avetissian and G.F. Mkrtchian Overview of FERMI@ELETTRA: a proposed ultra-bright coherent X-ray source in Italy, C.J. Bocchetta, D. Bulfone, F. Cargnello, M. Danailov, G. D'Auria, B. Diviacco, M. Ferianis, A. Gambitta, E. Karantzoulis, G. Loda, M. Lonza, F. Mazzolini, D. Morelli, G. Pangon, V. Smaluk, M. Stefanutti, M. Svandrlik, L. Tosi, G. Tromba, A. Vascotto, R. Visintini, R. Bakker, W.A. Barletta, W.M. Fawley, R. Bonifacio, S.G. Biedron, M.D. Borland, S.V. Milton, S. De Silvestri, R.P. Walker, J.H. Wu and L.H. Yu FEL options for the proposed UK fourth generation light source (4GLS), M.W. Poole and B.W.J. Mc Neil FELICE-the free electron laser for intra-cavity experiments, B.L. Militsyn, G. von Helden, G.J.M. Meijer and A.F.G. van der Meer Electron beam modulation using a laser-driven photocathode, J.G. Neumann, P.G. O'Shea, D. Demske, W.S. Graves, B. Sheehy, H. Loos and G.L. Carr Conceptual design of a high-brightness linac for soft X-ray SASE-FEL source, D. Alesini, S. Bertolucci, M.E. Biagini, C. Biscari, R. Boni, M. Boscolo, M. Castellano, A. Clozza, G.D. Pirro, A. Drago, A. Esposito, M. Ferrario, V. Fusco, A. Gallo, A. Ghigo, S. Guiducci, M. Incurvati, P. Laurelli, C. Ligi, F. Marcellini, M. Migliorati, C. Milardi, L. Palumbo, L. Pellegrino, M. Preger, P. Raimondi, R. Ricci, C. Sanelli, F. Sgamma, B. Spataro, M. Serio, A. Stecchi, A. Stella, F. Tazzioli, C. Vaccarezza, M. Vescovi, C. Vicario, M. Zobov, E. Acerbi, F. Alessandria, D. Barni, G. Bellomo, C. Birattari, M. Bonardi, I. Boscolo, A. Bosotti, F. Broggi, S. Cialdi, C. DeMartinis, D. Giove, C. Maroli, P. Michelato, L. Monaco, C. Pagani, V. Petrillo, P. Pierini, L. Serafini, D. Sertore, G. Volpini, E. Chiadroni, G. Felici, D. Levi, M. Mastrucci, M. Mattioli, G. Medici, G.S. Petrarca, L. Catani, A. Cianchi, A. D'Angelo, R. Di Salvo, A. Fantini, D. Moricciani, C. Schaerf, R. Bartolini, F. Ciocci, G. Dattoli, A. Doria, F. Flora, G.P. Gallerano, L. Giannessi, E. Giovenale, G. Messina, L. Mezi, P.L. Ottaviani, L. Picardi, M. Quattromini, A. Renieri, C. Ronsivalle, L. Avaldi, C. Carbone, A. Cricenti, A. Pifferi, P. Perfetti, T. Prosperi, V.R. Albertini, C. Quaresima and N. Zema SPARC project and SPARX proposal, A. Renieri Photon ring multi-user distribution system for soft X-ray SASE FEL laboratory, J. Feldhaus, E.L. Saldin, E.A. Schneidmiller and M.V. Yurkov Section 9. Recent Advances in Experimental Techniques Extremely compact soft X-ray lasers based on capillary discharges, J.J. Rocca, J. Filevich, E.C. Hammarsten, E. Jankowska, B. Benware, M.C. Marconi, B. Luther, A. Vinogradov, I. Artiukov, S. Moon and V.N. Shlyaptsev Quasi-optical highly sensitive Schottky-barrier detector for a wide-band FIR FEL, V.V. Kubarev, G.M. Kazakevitch, Y.U. Jeong and B.C. Lee Recent results with the high intensity &ggr;-ray facility, V.N. Litvinenko Production of high power femtosecond terahertz radiation, G.R. Neil, G.L. Carr, J.F. Gubeli III, K. Jordan, M.C. Martin, W.R. McKinney, M. Shinn, M. Tani, G.P. Williams and X.-C. Zhang Section 10. Novel Results in FEL Applications for Biology, Chemistry, Material Sciences, and Medicine Ultrasensitive spectroscopy of ionic reactive intermediates in the gas phase performed with the first coupling of an IR FEL with an FTICR-MS, P. Maître, S. Le Caër, A. Simon, W. Jones, J. Lemaire, H. Mestdagh, M. Heninger, G. Mauclaire, P. Boissel, R. Prazeres, F. Glotin and J.-M. Ortega Status report and biomedical applications of the institute of FEL, Osaka University, K. Awazu, M. Asakawa and H. Horiike Novel process of isotope separation of silicon by use of IR FEL, K. Nomaru, A.V. Chernyshev, A.K. Petrov and H. Kuroda FEL induced dynamics of small molecules on surfaces: N2O on NaCl(1 0 0), B. Redlich, L. van der Meer, H. Zacharias, G. Meijer and G. von Helden Self-trapped states in proteins, R.H. Austin, A. Xie, L. van der Meer, M. Shinn and G. Neil Gelatin ablation wavelength dependency in the range of 5.6¿6.7 µm using a mid- infrared Free Electron Laser, M. Heya, Y. Fukami, H. Nagats, Y. Nishida and K. Awazu Non-linear infrared properties of InAs/GaAs self-assembled quantum dots, S. Sauvage, P. Boucaud, T. Brunhes, F. Bras, G. Fishman, F. Glotin, R. Prazeres, J.M. Ortega, J.-M. Gérard, M. Broquier, C. Crépin and R.P.S.M. Lobo Section 11. Pioneering Results Obtained with VUV SASE FELs Energy absorption of free rare gas clusters irradiated by intense VUV pulses of a free electron laser, J. Schulz, H. Wabnitz, T. Laarmann, P. Gürtler, W. Laasch, A. Swiderski, Th. Möller and A.R.B. de Castro Ablation of various materials with intense XUV radiation, L. Juha, J. Kràsa, A. Cejnarovà, D. Chvostovà, V. Vorlíček, J. Krzywinski, R. Sobierajski, A. Andrejczuk, M. Jurek, D. Klinger, H. Fiedorowicz, A. Bartnik, M. Pfeifer, P. Kubàt, L. Pína, J. Kravàrik, P. Kube¿, Y.L. Bakshaev, V.D. Korolev, A.S. Chernenko, M.I. Ivanov, M. Scholz, L. Ryc, J. Feldhaus, J. Ullschmied and F.P. Boody Section 12. Future Scientific and Technological Applications at Existing and Planned FEL Facilities X-ray free electron laser for electron¿positron pair production on the nuclei, H.K. Avetissian, A.K. Avetissian, G.F. Mkrtchian and Kh.V. Sedrakian Part II (Extended Abstracts: The text of these papers is included only in the book edition of the proceedings, ISBN 0-444-51417-1) FEL Theory Physics of super pulses in storage ring free-electron lasers, V.N. Litvinenko High-order gain in a beam driven dielectric resonator, I.J. Owens and J.H. Brownell High-Power, Long-Wavelength FELs Status of the Jefferson Lab IR/UV High Average Power light source, G.R. Neil, S.V. Benson, G. Biallas, J. Boyce, L.A. Dillon-Townes, D. Douglas, H.F. Dylla, R. Evans, A. Grippo, D. Gruber, J. Gubeli, C. Hernandez-Garcia, K. Jordan, M. Kelley, G. Krafft, R. Li, L. Merminga, J. Mammosser, J. Preble, M. Shinn, T. Siggins, R. Walker, G. Williams, B. Yunn and S. Zhang Cyclotron autoresonance between ultrarelativistic electron and free-space mode radiation, M. Asakawa, T. Marusaki, H. Nishiyama, Y. Tsunawaki and K. Imasaki Selective properties of planar Bragg reflectors and their application for multichannel masers, A.V. Arzhannikov, N.S. Ginzburg, P.V. Kalinin, A.S. Kuznetsov, N.Yu. Peskov, P.V. Petrov, A.S. Sergeev, S.L. Sinitsky and M. Thumm FEL Technologies HOBICAT ¿ A horizontal test facility for superconducting RF cavities, W. Anders and J. Knobloch Development of dispenser cathodes for RF photoinjectors, D.W. Feldman, M. Virgo, P.G. O'Shea and K.L. Jensen A device for the enhancement of the micro-pulse peak power and the shortening of the macro-pulse duration, H. Hazama, K. Nomaru, H. Kuroda and K. Nakai Integrating a machine protection system for high-current free electron lasers and energy recovery linacs, T. Allison, J. Coleman, R. Evans, A. Grippo and K. Jordan Status of FEL-SUT, H. Kuroda, K. Nakai, M. Kawai and K. Nomaru Optics-Free' FEL oscillators