Muller A.-S., Judin V., Balzer M., Caselle M., Hiller N., Hofherr M., Ilin K.S., Kehrer B., Marsching S., Naknaimueang S., Nasse M.J., Raasch J., Scheuring A., Schuh M., Schwarz M., Siegel M., Smale N.J., Steinmann J., Thoma P., Weber M., Wuensch S.

in IPAC 2013: Proceedings of the 4th International Particle Accelerator Conference (2013) 109-111.


In the low-alpha operation mode of the ANKA synchrotron light source, coherent synchrotron radiation (CSR) is emitted from short electron bunches. Depending on the bunch current, the radiation shows bursts of high intensity. These bursts of high intensity THz radiation display a time evolution which can be observed only on long time scales with respect to the revolution period. In addition, long range wake fields can introduce a correlation between the bunches within a bunch train and thus modify the observed behaviour. A novel detection system consisting of an ultra-fast superconducting THz detector and data acquisition system was used to investigate correlations visible on the bursting pattern and to study the interactions of very short pulses in the ANKA storage ring. Copyright © 2013 by JACoW.

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