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Title: Electron beam accelerator with magnetic pulse compression and accelerator switching

An electron beam accelerator comprising an electron beam generator-injector to produce a focused beam of .gtoreq.0.1 MeV energy electrons; a plurality of substantially identical, aligned accelerator modules to sequentially receive and increase the kinetic energies of the beam electrons by about 0.1-1 MeV per module. Each accelerator module includes a pulse-forming network that delivers a voltage pulse to the module of substantially 0.1-1 MeV maximum energy over a time duration of .ltoreq.1 .mu.sec.
 [1] ;  [2]
  1. (Brentwood, CA)
  2. (Orinda, CA)
Publication Date:
OSTI Identifier:
Report Number(s):
US 4646027
DOE Contract Number:
Resource Type:
Research Org:
Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL), Livermore, CA
Country of Publication:
United States
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