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Title: Taking Down a Giant: 699 Tons of SLAC’s Accelerator Removed for Upgrade

For the first time in more than 50 years, a door opened at the western end of the historic linear accelerator at the Department of Energy’s SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory casts light on four empmore »ty walls stretching as far as the eye can see. This end of the linac – a full kilometer of it – has been stripped of all its equipment both above and below ground. Over the next two years it will be re-equipped with new technology to power another wonder of modern science: an X-ray laser that will fire a million pulses per second.« less
Title: Taking Down a Giant: 699 Tons of SLAC’s Accelerator Removed for Upgrade
Publication Date: 2017-01-31
OSTI Identifier: 1363805
Resource Type: Multimedia
Research Org: SLAC National Accelerator Lab., Menlo Park, CA (United States)
Sponsoring Org: USDOE Office of Science (SC)
Subject: 42 ENGINEERING ; SLAC ; LINAC ; X-RAY LASER ; EQUIPMENT
Country of Publication: United States
Language: English
Run Time: 00:02:52
System Entry Date: 2018-05-31