Programme Overview

August 30
August 31
September 1
September 2
September 3
8:00- 8:30 Coffee
8:30-10:15 Opening Session FEL Technology I FEL Experiments Joint Session Biological and Medical Sciences
10:15-10:45 Coffee
10:45-12:30 Single Pass FELs FEL Technology II New Concepts and Ideas Physical and Chemical Sciences Gun/Injector Technology Closing Session
12:30-14:00 Lunch
14:00-16:00 Poster Session
with Coffee
Poster Session
with Coffee
Poster Session
with Coffee
16:00-17:45 FEL Theory FEL Oscillators Short Wavelength FEL Applications

FEL Conference Oral Session Users Workshop Oral Session Combined FEL Conference / Users Workshop Oral Session

The Registration Desk is open on Sunday August 29 from 17:00 to 20:00, on Monday to Thursday from 8:00 to 18:00, and on Friday from 8:00 to 12:30.

Industrial Exhibition
The industrial exhibit takes place in the Main hall during the conference, starting on Sunday August 29.

Special Events
•  Welcome reception  Sunday  August 29  18:00-20:00
•  Excursion  Wednesday  September 1  13:30-19:00
•  Conference Dinner  Wednesday  September 1  20:30-23:00
•  Visit ELETTRA  Friday  September 3  14:00-17:00
N.B. Participants, who have only registered for the Users Workshop and intend to join the excursion or conference dinner, must present themselves for registration prior to the events.

Poster Sessions
•  There are three Poster Sessions:
∴  Monday  14:00-17:45  MOPOS  Posters: Single Pass FELs, FEL Theory
∴  Tuesday  10:45-17:45  TUPOS  Posters: FEL Technology
∴  Thursday  10:45-17:45  THPOS  Posters: FEL Oscillators, FEL Experiments, New Concepts and Ideas, Users Workshop
•  Presenting authors must be at their poster between 14:00 and 16:00.
•  Presenting authors for the Thursday poster session are encouraged to put the poster on display on Wednesday morning.

Detailed Program

Monday August 30, 2004

Opening Session
Chair: Richard Walker (DIAMOND) , Location: Saturnia
08:30-08:45 MOAIS01 15 min Opening
Rene Johan Bakker (Elettra, Basovizza, Trieste)
08:45-09:00 MOAIS02 15 min Welcome Addresses
Carlo Rizzuto (Elettra, Basovizza, Trieste)
Roberto Cosolini (Assessore regionale FVG al lavoro, alla formazione, all'università e alla ricerca)
09:00-09:45 MOAIS03 45 min FEL Prize Talk: R&D Experiments at BNL to Address the Associated Issues in the Cascading HGHG Scheme
Li-Hua Yu (BNL, Upton, Long Island, New York)
09:45-10:00 MOAIS04 15 min First Lasing at the ELBE mid-IR FEL
Peter Michel (Forschungszentrum Rossendorf, Dresden - Sachsen)
10:00-10:15 MOAIS05 15 min Information on the Programme and Proceedings
Luca Giannessi (ENEA C.R. Frascati, Frascati - Roma)

Single Pass FELs
Chair: Eberhardt Jaeschke (BESSY GmbH) , Location: Saturnia
10:45-11:20 MOBIS01 35 min Overview of Single Pass FEL Designs
Tsumoru Shintake (RIKEN Spring-8 Harima, Hyogo)
11:20-11:40 MOBOS02 20 min Scheme for Generation of Single 100 GW 300-as Pulse in the X-ray SASE FEL with the Use of a Few Cycles Optical Pulse from Ti:sapphire Laser System
Evgeny Saldin (DESY, Hamburg)
11:40-12:00 MOBOS03 20 min An Experimental Study of the Beam-Steering Effect on the FEL Gain at LEUTL's Segmented Undulators
Alex Lumpkin (ANL/APS, Argonne, Illinois)
12:00-12:15 MOBOS04 15 min Suppression of Microbunching Instability in the Linac Coherent Light Source
Zhirong Huang (SLAC, Menlo Park, California)
12:15-12:30 MOBOS05 15 min Generation of Narrow Linewidth X-rays by a Harmonic Cascade FEL
William S Graves (MIT/BLAC, Middleton, Massachusetts)

Poster Session
MOPOS Posters: Single Pass FELs, FEL Theory

FEL Theory
Chair: Li-Hua Yu (BNL) , Location: Saturnia
16:00-16:35 MOCIS01 35 min Bunching, non Linear Harmonic Generation, Exotic Undulators and Cascade Undulator FELs
Giuseppe Dattoli (ENEA C.R. Frascati, Frascati - Roma)
16:35-17:00 MOCOS02 25 min Spectral Properties of FEL Oscillators: New Theoretical and Experimental Results on the Super-ACO FEL
Serge Bielawski (PhLAM, Villeneuve d'Ascq)
17:00-17:15 MOCOS03 15 min Backward Wave Excitation and Generation of Oscillations in Distributed Gain Media and Free-Electron Lasers in the Absence of Feedback
Yosef Pinhasi (The College of Judea and Samaria, Ariel)
17:15-17:30 MOCOS04 15 min Nonlinear Harmonic Generation in Free-Electron Lasers with Helical Wigglers
Henry Freund (SAIC McLean, McLean)
17:30-17:45 MOCOS05 15 min CSRtrack: Faster Calculations of 3D CSR Effects
Martin Dohlus (DESY, Hamburg)
17:45-18:00 MOCOS06 15 min Amplified Smith-Purcell Radiation
Kwang-Je Kim (Enrico Fermi Institute, Chicago, Illinois; ANL/APS, Argonne, Illinois)

Tuesday August 31, 2004

FEL Technology I
Chair: Dirk Noelle (DESY) , Location: Saturnia
08:30-09:05 TUAIS01 35 min Sub-Picosecond Electron Bunch Length Measurements at SLAC
Patrick Krejcik (SLAC/LCLS, Menlo Park, California)
09:05-09:30 TUAOS02 25 min Bunch Compressors for XFELs against Microbunching Instability and CSR
Yujong Kim (DESY, Hamburg)
09:30-09:45 TUAOS03 15 min Large-Scale Timing Distribution and RF-Synchronization for FEL-Facilities
Jung-Won Kim (MIT, Cambridge, Massachusetts)
09:45-10:00 TUAOS04 15 min Real-Time, Non-Destructive, Single-Shot Longitudinal Profile Measurements of Sub-Picosecond Electron Bunches
Giel Berden (FOM Rijnhuizen, Nieuwegein)
10:00-10:15 TUAOS05 15 min Gas-Monitor Detector for FEL Online Photon Beam Diagnostics
Mathias Richter (PTB, Braunschweig)

FEL Technology II
Chair: Ryoichi Hajima (JAERI/FEL) , Location: Saturnia
10:45-11:20 TUBIS01 35 min Attosecond X-ray Pulses in the LCLS using the Slotted Foil Method
Paul J Emma (SLAC, Menlo Park, California)
11:20-11:40 TUBOS02 20 min Longitudinal Space Charge Effects in the JLAB IR FEL SRF Linac
Carlos Hernandez-Garcia (Jefferson Lab, Newport News, Virginia)
11:40-12:00 TUBOS03 20 min High Average Power Operation of a Scraper-Outcoupled Free Electron Laser
Michelle D. Shinn (Jefferson Lab, Newport News, Virginia)
12:00-12:15 TUBOS04 15 min LCLS Undulator Design Development*
Isaac Vasserman (ANL/APS, Argonne, Illinois)
12:15-12:30 TUBOS05 15 min Commissioning of the TTF Linac Injector at the DESY VUV-FEL
Katja Honkavaara (DESY, Hamburg)

Poster Session
TUPOS Posters: FEL Technology

FEL Oscillators
Chair: Marie-Emmanuelle Couprie (LURE) , Location: Saturnia
16:00-16:25 TUCOS01 25 min Status of the Novosibirsk Terahertz FEL
Nikolai Aleksandrovich Vinokurov (BINP, Novosibirsk)
16:25-16:45 TUCOS02 20 min High Power Lasing in the IR Upgrade FEL at Jefferson Lab
Stephen Vincent Benson (Jefferson Lab, Newport News, Virginia)
16:45-17:05 TUCOS03 20 min VUV Optics Development for the Elettra Storage Ring FEL
Stefan Guenster (LZH, Hannover)
17:05-17:25 TUCOS04 20 min Coherent Harmonic Generation using the ELETTRA Optical Klystron
Giovanni De Ninno (Elettra, Basovizza, Trieste)
17:25-17:45 TUCOS05 20 min Short Rayleigh Length Free Electron Lasers
William Colson (NPS, Monterey, CA)

Wednesday September 01, 2004

FEL Experiments
Chair: Michelle Shinn (Jefferson Lab) , Location: Saturnia
08:30-09:05 WEAIS01 35 min Experiments on the HGHG Wavelength Tuning at the DUV FEL
Timur Shaftan (BNL/NSLS, Upton, Long Island, New York)
09:05-09:30 WEAOS02 25 min Spectral Phase Modulation and chirped pulse amplification in HGHG
Brian Sheehy (BNL/NSLS, Upton, Long Island, New York)
09:30-09:45 WEAOS03 15 min Dynamical Analysis of Chaos Generated on a Storage Ring Free Electron Laser
Marie-Emmanuelle Couprie (LURE, Orsay)
09:45-10:00 WEAOS04 15 min Study of Coherence Limits and Chirp Control in Long Pulse FEL Oscillator
Avraham Gover (University of Tel-Aviv, Tel-Aviv)
10:00-10:15 WEAOS05 15 min Measuring the Double-Differential Spectrum of Ultra-Short SASE Radiation Pulses at VISA FEL
Murokh Alex (UCLA/DPA, Los Angeles - California)

New Concepts and Ideas
Chair: Nikolai Vinokurov (BINP) , Location: Saturnia
10:45-11:05 WEBOS01 20 min Current-Enhanced SASE Using an Optical Laser and its Application to the LCLS
William M Fawley (LBNL/CBP, Berkeley, California)
11:05-11:25 WEBOS02 20 min Generation of Terahertz Radiation by Modulating the Electron Beam at the Cathode
Jonathan Neumann (IREAP, College Park, Maryland)
11:25-11:45 WEBOS03 20 min Suppression of Multipass, Multibunch Beam Breakup in Two Pass Recirculating Accelerators
Todd I. Smith (Stanford University, Stanford, Califormia)
11:45-12:05 WEBOS04 20 min Potential Use of eRHIC’s 10 GeV ERL for FELs and Light Source
Vladimir Litvinenko (BNL, Upton, Long Island, New York)
12:05-12:25 WEBOS05 20 min The Harmonically Coupled 2-Beam FEL
Brian McNeil (Strathclyde University, Glasgow)

Thursday September 02, 2004

Joint Session
Chair: Ingolf Lindau (Lund University) , Location: Saturnia
08:30-09:05 THAIS01 35 min Coherent XUV Radiation with Conventional Lasers
Philippe Zeitoun (LOA, Palaiseau)
09:05-09:40 THAIS02 35 min SPPS: New Science on the Way to LCLS
Aaron M. Lindenberg (SLAC/SSRL, Menlo Park, California)
09:40-10:15 THAIS03 35 min Advancing Terahertz Science and Technology with the UCSB Free-electron Lasers
S. James Allen (UCSB, Santa Barbara)

Gun/Injector Technology
Chair: Tsumoru Shintake (RIKEN Spring-8 Harima) , Location: Oceania C
10:45-11:20 THBIC01 35 min High Brightness Electron Beam Generation
James Rosenzweig (UCLA, Los Angeles, California)
11:20-11:40 THBOC02 20 min Recent Results and Perspectives of the Low Emittance Photo Injector at PITZ
Frank Stephan (DESY Zeuthen, Zeuthen)
11:40-12:00 THBOC03 20 min Emittance Measurement on the CeB6 Electron Gun for the SPring-8 Compact SASE Source
Kazuaki Togawa (RIKEN Spring-8 Harima, Hyogo)
12:00-12:15 THBOC04 15 min Ampere Average Current Photoinjector and Energy Recovery Linac
Ilan Ben-Zvi (BNL, Upton, Long Island, New York)
12:15-12:30 THBOC05 15 min Development of a Superconducting RF Gun in Rossendorf
Dietmar Janssen (FZR, Dresden)

Physical and Chemical Sciences
Chair: Norman Tolk (Vanderbilt/DPA) , Location: Saturnia
10:45-11:10 THBOS01 25 min Generation of Surface Electromagnetic Waves by Free-Electron Laser Terahertz Radiation and their Refractive Index Determination
Guerman N. Zhizhin (RAS/STC UI, Moscow)
11:10-11:35 THBOS02 25 min Femtosecond Laser Prevention for the Cold-Worked Stress Corrosion Crackings on Reactor Grade Low Carbon Stainless Steel
Eisuke John Minehara (JAERI/FEL, Ibaraki-ken)
11:35-12:00 THBOS03 25 min THz Imaging by a Wide-band Compact FEL
Young Uk Jeong (KAERI, Daejon)
12:00-12:25 THBOS04 25 min Present Applications of IR FEL at Peking University
Limin Yang (PKU/IHIP, Beijing)

Poster Session
THPOS Posters: FEL Oscillators, FEL Experiments, New Concepts and Ideas, Users Workshop

Short Wavelength FEL Applications
Chair: Joseph Feldhaus (DESY) , Location: Saturnia
16:00-16:35 THCIS01 35 min Pump-Probe Experiments in the Gas Phase using the TTF2-FEL
Michael Meyer (LURE, Orsay)
16:35-17:00 THCOS02 25 min Interaction of Intense Ultrashort VUV Pulses with Different Solids – Results from the Tesla Test Facility FEL Phase I
Jacek Krzywinski (IP PAS, Warsaw)
17:00-17:25 THCOS03 25 min Short X-Ray Pulses Diffraction on 'Frozen' Crystals
Souren Grigorian (RAS/CRYS, Moscow)
17:25-17:45 THCOS04 20 min Soft X-Ray Study of Free Clusters Produced by a Pulsed Microplasma Cluster Source
Cristina Lenardi (Università di Milano, Milano)

Friday September 03, 2004

Biological and Medical Sciences
Chair: Charles Brau (Vanderbilt/DPA) , Location: Saturnia
08:30-09:05 FRAIS01 35 min Advances in the Physical Understanding of Laser Surgery at 6.45 microns
Michael Shane Hutson (Vanderbilt/DPA, Nashville - Tennessee)
09:05-09:30 FRAOS02 25 min Two-Color Mid-IR Pump-Probe Spectroscopy of Myoglobin and Corneal Stroma
George A. Marcus (HEPL-FEL, Stanford)
09:30-09:55 FRAOS03 25 min Picked FEL-Micro Pulse for Nano-Second Interaction with Bio-Molecules
Sachiko Suzuki (OU-iFEL, Hirakata, Osaka)
09:55-10:15 FRAOS04 20 min A Giant, Narrow Resonance in the Amide I Band in Proteins
Robert Austin (PU, Princeton, New Jersey)

Closing Session
Chair: Luca Giannessi (ENEA C.R. Frascati) , Location: Saturnia
10:45-11:15 FRBIS01 30 min The European X-ray Free Electron Laser Project at DESY
Andreas Schwarz (DESY, Hamburg)
11:15-11:45 FRBIS02 30 min Overview of THz Radiation Sources
Gian Piero Gallerano (ENEA C.R. Frascati, Frascati - Roma)
11:45-12:05 FRBIS03 20 min FEL Developments and Trends: A Personal Observation of FEL2004
Mike Poole (CCLRC/DL/ASTeC, Daresbury, Warrington, Cheshire)
12:05-12:15 FRBIS04 10 min Closing Remarks
Richard Peter Walker (DIAMOND, Chilton, Didcot, Oxon)