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Free-electron lasers and their application to biomedicine

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3 Author(s)
Danly, B.G. ; Plasma Fusion Center and the Dept. of Physics, MIT, Cambridge, MA, USA ; Temkin, R.J. ; Bekefi, G.

The application of free-electron lasers (FEL's) to biology and medicine has recently become an area of intensive activity. Because of this interest, there is a need for discussion of FEL's in the context of applications. In this paper, the operating characteristics of FEL's which are relevant to biomedical applications are reviewed. Assuming present-day FEL technology, the tradeoffs in FEL operating parameters for different types of biomedical applications are discussed. The long-term technical advances in FEL physics and technology which may have an important impact on the applications are described.

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Quantum Electronics, IEEE Journal of  (Volume:23 ,  Issue: 10 )