High Energy Particle Physics

   

SLAC Fires Up Electron Gun

Authors: George Rajna

Crews at the Department of Energy's SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory have powered up a new electron gun, a key component of the lab's upgrade of its Linac Coherent Light Source (LCLS) X-ray laser, and last night it fired its first electrons. [41] In April, work began on one of the major projects scheduled for the second long shutdown (LS2) of the CERN accelerators: improving the electrical insulation of over 1200 magnets in the Large Hadron Collider (LHC). [40] DESY scientists have created a miniature particle accelerator for electrons that can perform four different functions at the push of a button. [39]

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