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Contact: Dr. Karsten Holldack
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Helmholtz-Zentrum Berlin für Materialien und Energie

Schematic Illustration of Pulse Picking by Resonant Excitation

Caption: In regular operation the non-excited bunches (grey) emit undulator radiation on-axis. A detour in the electron beam (bump) makes that this regular radiation is emitted off-axis and dumped into an aperture. Only the part of the radiation from a quasi-resonantly excited bunch (blue) can enter the beamline mimicking a turn-by-turn single bunch emission.

Credit: Graphics: Ela Strickert/HZB

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