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Education/Academic qualification

Doctor of Philosophy, Heriot-Watt University

Bachelor of Science, Heriot-Watt University

University Of Strathclyde


  • XFEL
  • X-rays
  • FEL
  • Free Electron Lasers
  • Accelerators
  • electron beams
  • Simulation

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Projects 2005 2023

Research Output 1998 2019

3 Citations (Scopus)
22 Downloads (Pure)

Attosecond single-cycle undulator light: a review

Mak, A., Shamuilov, G., Salén, P., Dunning, D., Hebling, J., Kida, Y., Kinjo, R., McNeil, B. W. J., Tanaka, T., Thompson, N., Tibai, Z., Toth, G. & Goryashko, V., 28 Feb 2019, In : Reports on Progress in Physics. 82, 2, 18 p., 025901.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Open Access
free electron lasers
shape control
coherent radiation
13 Downloads (Pure)

Frequency modulated free electron laser

Campbell, L. T. & McNeil, B. W. J., 18 Mar 2019, In : Optics Express. 27, 6, p. 8792-8799 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalLetter

Open Access
free electron lasers
frequency modulation


Methods for the generation of ultra-short free-electron laser pulses

Author: Dunning, D., 1 Dec 2012

Supervisor: McNeil, B. (Supervisor) & Robb, G. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral Thesis

Novel techniques in free electron lasers

Author: Henderson, J. R., 1 Apr 2015

Supervisor: McNeil, B. (Supervisor) & Robb, G. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral Thesis


Elected Fellow Institute of Physics

Brian McNeil (Recipient), 2010

Prize: Election to learned society

free electron lasers
light sources

Activities 2004 2018

FEL techniques for Coherence and photon pulse manipulation

Brian McNeil (Speaker)
27 Jun 2018

Activity: Talk or presentation typesInvited talk

Nature Communications (Journal)

Brian McNeil (Peer reviewer)

Activity: Publication peer-review and editorial work typesJournal peer review