Mon, 22 AugTue, 23 AugWed, 24 AugThu, 25 AugFri, 26 Aug
Chair: Francesca Curbis
First lasing
(09:30 10:35)

Coffee Break
Chair: Vladimir Litvinenko
FEL Prize
(11:00 12:55)

Lunch Break
Chair: Avraham Gover
FEL Theory
(14:10 16:00)
Monday posters
(16:00 17:30)
Chair: Cecilia Blasetti
Tutorial 1: How to expand your research network and write a successful project proposal
(17:30 19:00)



PDF ProgramThe Conference Program covers the following topics: 

  • FEL Theory
  • Seeded FEL
  • FEL oscillators & IR-FEL
  • Electron sources
  • Electron beam dynamics
  • Novel acceleration and FEL concepts
  • Electron diagnostics, timing, synchronization & controls
  • Photon beamline instrumentation & undulators
  • User experiments
  • End-to-end experiments (machine driven)

Invited Talks

  • First lasing of Athos, the soft X-ray FEL beamline of SwissFEL (Eduard Prat, PSI)
  • Attosecond at harmonics at the European XFEL: first results at SASE3 (Andrei Trebushinin, EU-XFEL)
  • First lasing of the COXINEL Seeded Free Electron Laser driven by the HZDR laser plasma accelerator (Marie-Emmanuelle Couprie, SOLEIL)
  • SASE and Seeded FEL powered by PWFA electron beam (Vladimir Shpakov, INFN-LNF)
  • Free-electron Lasing Based on a Laser Wakefield Accelerator (Wentao Wang, SIOM, CAS)
  • Population inversion X-ray laser oscillator at LCLS (Aliaksei Halavanau, SLAC)
  • Attosecond polarization modulation of x-ray radiation in a free-electron laser (Jenny Morgan, University of Strathclyde (now at SLAC))
  • Short pulses and 2-color capabilities at the SASE3 FEL line of the European XFEL (Svitozar Serkez, EU-XFEL)
  • Cascaded amplification of attosecond X-ray pulses: towards TW-scale ultrafast X-ray free-electron lasers (Paris Franz, Stanford University)
  • Coherent and ultrashort soft x-ray pulses from echo-enabled harmonic cascade FEL (Chao Feng, SINAP)
  • Enhanced Self-Seeding with Ultrashort Electron Beams (Zhen Zhang, SLAC)
  • Observation of Burnham-Chiao ringing with pi-phase jumps in a high-efficiency superradiance FEL oscillator (Heishun Zen, Institute of Advanced Energy, Kyoto University)
  • FEL Lasing below 170 nm using an oscillator (Ying Wu, Duke University)
  • First Commissioning of LCLS-II Injector (Feng Zhou, SLAC)
  • Review of recent photocathode advancements (Laura Monaco, INFN-MI, LASA)
  • Comparison of Eulerian, Lagrangian and Semi-Lagrangian Simulations of Phase-Space Density Evolution (Phlipp Amstutz, DESY)
  • First evidence of intrabeam scattering in an electron linac, and impact on short wavelength FELs (Giovanni Perosa, University of Trieste, Elettra Sincrotrone Trieste)
  • First SASE and Seeded FEL Lasing based on a beam driven wakefield accelerator (Mario Galletti, University of  Rome "Tor Vergata", INFN-LNF)
  • Free-electron Lasing Based on a Laser Wakefield Accelerator (Wentao Wang, SIOM, CAS)
  • Coherent 3D microstructure of laser-wakefield-accelerated electron bunches  (Maxwell LaBerge, University of Texas, HZDR)
  • Machine learning-based Virtual Diagnostic (Adi Hanuka, SLAC)
  • Development of APPLE-III Undulators for FLASH (Markus Tischer, DESY)
  • XFEL sub-10 nm focusing mirror system at SACLA for achieving 10^22 W/cm2 intensity (Jumpei Yamada, Osaka University)
  • Probing transient structures of nanoparticles by single-particle X-ray diffraction (Akinobu Niozu, Hiroshima University)
  • Novel Lattice Instability in Ultrafast Photoexcited SnSe (Yijing Huang, Stanford University)
  • Observation of coherent electronic motion with X-ray free-electron lasers (James P. Cryan, SLAC)
  • Experiments with phase-controlled multi-pulses from FERMI (Carlo Callegari, Elettra Sincrotrone Trieste)

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