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Anikin V. M., Tsoy V. I. Physics of Free-electron Lasers in Saratov State University. Izvestiya of Saratov University. New series. Series Physics, 2018, vol. 18, iss. 2, pp. 144-148. DOI:


Physics of Free-electron Lasers in Saratov State University


In the early 1970s, Saratov State University carried out research on the creation of a Compton free electron laser. The scientific group was headed by Boris Gennadievich Tsikin, associate professor of the electronics chair. The results of these works were published in central scientific journals and presented at international and allUnion scientific conferences. They received a positive assessment in the review articles published in the journal «Physics-Uspekhi». The investigations of physicists from SSU are interesting pages in the history of the creation of free-electron lasers. The European free electron X-ray laser, European XFEL (2017) is the latest scientific and technical achievement in this field.


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