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Title: Accelerating Particles with Plasma

Researchers at SLAC explain how they use plasma wakefields to accelerate bunches of electrons to very high energies over only a short distance. Their experiments offer a possible path for the future of particle accelerators.
Authors:
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Publication Date:
OSTI Identifier:
1187923
Resource Type:
Other
Research Org:
SLAC (SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory (SLAC), Menlo Park, CA (United States))
Sponsoring Org:
USDOE
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
72 PHYSICS OF ELEMENTARY PARTICLES AND FIELDS; 43 PARTICLE ACCELERATORS AMPLITUDE WAVES, PLASMA WAKEFIELD ACCELERATOR; PARTICLE PHYSICS; HIGH ENERGY BEAMS; LARGE HADRON COLLIDER; ACCELERATION; PLASMA; NEUTRON; ELECTRON