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Prototype and Study Relating to XFEL Undulators

Prototype and Study for XFEL Undulators

Customer: DESY, Deutsches Elektronen-Synchrotron, Hamburg

Project duration: 2006 - 2007

The x-ray free-electron laser (XFEL) is being constructed in Hamburg as a European project with strong DESY participation.

Babcock Noell received the order from DESY to manufacture a prototype and, based on the resulting findings, to examine and analyze in a study the feasibility of an industrial serial production. The high precision required in this project is particularly challenging.

The project requires undulators with a total length of 800 m, each undulator having a length of 5 m.

Technical Data

Weightapprox. 8 t
Length5 m
Variation of the Gap Height250 mm
accuracy: 1 µm

Contact

Michael Gehring

Michael Gehring

Michael Gehring

Sales
Babcock Noell GmbH
Alfred Nobel Str. 20
97080 Würzburg
Germany

Phone: +49 931 903-6031
Fax: +49 931 903-6010

Dr. Wolfgang Walter

Wolfgang Walter

Dr. Wolfgang Walter

Head of Division
Babcock Noell GmbH
Alfred Nobel Str. 20
97080 Würzburg
Germany

Phone: +49 931 903-6054
Fax: +49 931 903-6010