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Electromagnetic mode profile shaping in waveguides

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Article number108
<mark>Journal publication date</mark>01/2017
<mark>Journal</mark>Applied Physics A
Volume123
Number of pages6
StatePublished
Early online date3/01/17
Original languageEnglish
EventMETA 2016 - Malaga, Spain
Duration: 25/07/201628/07/2016

Conference

ConferenceMETA 2016
CountrySpain
CityMalaga
Period25/07/1628/07/16

Abstract

Electromagnetic mode profile shaping would be a very useful technique, with applications including in accelerator science and data transmission. Two methods are proposed, one varying the permittivity, the other using a wire medium. By the use of Mathieu functions we demonstrate a flatter, a triangular and a peakier profile. The first two may be used to manipulate longer particle bunches, while the last could be used on shorter bunches and in data transmission. It is also demonstrated how further improvements can be achieved by going beyond Mathieu functions.

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