The ELBE infrared and THz facility at Helmholtz-Zentrum Dresden-Rossendorf
Helmholtz-Zentrum Dresden-Rossendorf (HZDR), Bautzner Landstrasse 400, 01328, Dresden, Germany
2 TU Dresden, 01062, Dresden, Germany
3 RWTH Aachen University, 52074, Aachen, Germany
4 Universität Rostock, 18059, Rostock, Germany
Accepted: 19 January 2023
Published online: 16 February 2023
The coherent infrared and THz sources driven by the superconducting electron accelerator ELBE are described. The present status of the facility is summarized and a few scientific highlights are mentioned. Finally plans for a successor facility (Dresden Advanced Light Infrastructure, DALI) are outlined along with the most important scientific and technological challenges.
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