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RIS citation export for MOPO121: Large-Scale Optical Synchronization System of the European XFEL

AU  - Müller, J.M.
AU  - Felber, M.
AU  - Kozak, T.
AU  - Lamb, T.
AU  - Schlarb, H.
AU  - Schulz, S.
AU  - Sydlo, C.
AU  - Titberidze, M.
AU  - Zummack, F.
ED  - Schaa, Volker RW
ED  - Pei, Guoxi
ED  - Chin, Yong Ho
ED  - Fu, Shinian
ED  - Zhao, Ning
TI  - Large-Scale Optical Synchronization System of the European XFEL
J2  - Proc. of LINAC2018, Beijing, China, 16-21 September 2018
CY  - Beijing, China
T2  - Linear Accelerator Conference
T3  - 29
LA  - english
AB  - At the European XFEL, a facility-wide optical synchronization system providing a femtosecond-stable timing reference at more than 40 end-stations had been developed and installed. The system is based on an ultra-stable, low-noise laser oscillator, whose signals are distributed via actively length-stabilized optical fibers to the different locations across the accelerator and experimental areas. There, it is used to locally re-synchronize radio frequency signals, to precisely measure the arrival time of the electron beam for fast beam-based feedbacks, and to phase-lock optical laser systems for electron bunch generation, beam diagnostics and user pump-probe experiments with femtosecond temporal resolution. In this paper, we present the system’s architecture and discuss design choices to realize an extensible, large-scale synchronization infrastructure for accelerators that meets reliability, maintainability as well as the performance requirements. Furthermore, the latest performance result of an all-optically synchronized laser oscillator is shown.
PB  - JACoW Publishing
CP  - Geneva, Switzerland
SP  - 253
EP  - 256
KW  - laser
KW  - timing
KW  - experiment
KW  - electron
DA  - 2019/01
PY  - 2019
SN  - 2226-0366
SN  - 978-3-95450-194-6
DO  - DOI: 10.18429/JACoW-LINAC2018-MOPO121
UR  - http://jacow.org/linac2018/papers/mopo121.pdf
ER  -