Room-sized particle accelerator surfs the wave

Wednesday, December 06, 2006
Room-sized particle accelerator surfs the wave: "French physicists say they have developed a table-top-sized particle accelerator, a gadget that normally would need the equivalent of several large rooms.

Jerome Faure and Victor Malka at the ENSTA/CNRS laboratory near Paris injected electrons into a plasma wave created by a single intense laser pulse. "

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