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Appl. Sci. 2017, 7(6), 607; doi:10.3390/app7060607

Status of the SXFEL Facility

Shanghai Institute of Applied Physics, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Shanghai 201800, China
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Received: 24 April 2017 / Revised: 5 June 2017 / Accepted: 6 June 2017 / Published: 12 June 2017
(This article belongs to the Special Issue X-Ray Free-Electron Laser)
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The Shanghai soft X-ray Free-Electron Laser facility (SXFEL) is being developed in two steps; the SXFEL test facility (SXFEL-TF), and the SXFEL user facility (SXFEL-UF). The SXFEL-TF is a critical development step towards the construction a soft X-ray FEL user facility in China, and is under commissioning at the Shanghai Synchrotron Radiation Facility (SSRF) campus. The test facility is going to generate 8.8 nm FEL radiation using an 840 MeV electron linac passing through the two-stage cascaded HGHG-HGHG or EEHG-HGHG (high-gain harmonic generation, echo-enabled harmonic generation) scheme. The construction of the SXFEL-TF started at the end of 2014. Its accelerator tunnel and klystron gallery were ready for equipment installation in April 2016, and the installation of the SXFEL-TF linac and radiator undulators were completed by the end of 2016. In the meantime, the SXFEL-UF, with a designated wavelength in the water window region, began construction in November 2016. This was based on upgrading the linac energy to 1.5 GeV, and the building of a second undulator line and five experimental end-stations. Construction status and the future plans of the SXFEL are reported in this paper. View Full-Text
Keywords: X-ray FEL; SXFEL; cascaded HGHG; cascaded EEHG-HGHG; water window X-ray FEL; SXFEL; cascaded HGHG; cascaded EEHG-HGHG; water window
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Zhao, Z.; Wang, D.; Gu, Q.; Yin, L.; Gu, M.; Leng, Y.; Liu, B. Status of the SXFEL Facility. Appl. Sci. 2017, 7, 607.

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