Conceptual Design Report of the CompactLight X-ray FEL

G. D'Auria, XLS CompactLight Collaboration, Adrian Cross, Liang Zhang, Laurence Nix

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The report presents, as the main result of the CompactLight project, the conceptual design of the CompactLight hard X-ray FEL. It is devided in the following chapters:
1. Executive Summary
2. Introduction
3. Science Goals and Photon Output Requirements
4. Systems Design and Performance
5. Accelerator
6. Light Production
7. Civil Engineering
8. Strategy and Implementation
9. Examples of CompactLight Facilities
10. Alternative Technology Solutions
A. Appendices
Original languageEnglish
Place of PublicationBrussels
Number of pages361
Publication statusPublished - 22 Dec 2021


  • CompactLight
  • compact accelerators
  • x-band technologies
  • compact x-ray FELs
  • free electron laser
  • compact undulator
  • compact diagnostics
  • high repetition rate injector
  • high repetition rate linac
  • c-band technology


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