Plasma physics - on the crest of a wake

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Abstract

What a conventional particle accelerator needs kilometres to achieve, a compact 'plasma wakefield' accelerator has just mastered in less than a metre. So is it adieu to the era of the gargantuan mega-accelerator?
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)721-722
Number of pages2
JournalNature
Volume445
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 14 Feb 2007

Keywords

  • particle accelerator
  • electron beam
  • plasma
  • wakes

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