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TY - UNPB AU - Thompson, N. AU - Clarke, J.A. AU - Dunning, D.J. AU - MᶜNeil, B.W.J. ED - Chin, Yong Ho ED - Zhao, Zhentang ED - Petit-Jean-Genaz, Christine ED - Schaa, Volker RW TI - Free-Electron Laser R&D in the UK - Steps Towards a National X-FEL Facility J2 - Proc. of FLS2018, Shanghai, China, 5-9 March 2018 C1 - Shanghai, China T2 - ICFA Advanced Beam Dynamics Workshop T3 - 60 LA - english AB - In this contribution we present highlights of FEL R&D in the UK with a focus on progress towards a national X-Ray FEL user facility. We discuss the aims and status of CLARA, a dedicated FEL test facility under construction at STFC Daresbury Laboratory and present highlights of recent research into the development of novel FEL output possibilities. PB - JACoW Publishing CP - Geneva, Switzerland ER -