News tagged with electron bunches

X-rays in the fast lane

X-ray free-electron lasers (XFELs) produce higher-power laser pulses over a broader range of energies compared with most other x-ray sources. Although the pulse durations currently available are enormously useful for the ...

dateMay 10, 2013 in General Physics
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SLAC's newest facility kicks off user run

( -- After months of installation and commissioning efforts, SLAC's newest user facility welcomed its first two groups of experimenters on Friday. They came to use the tightly focused electron bunches delivered by ...

dateMay 08, 2012 in General Physics
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Clocking Ultra-fast Electron Bunches

( -- Brookhaven researchers have developed a device that acts like a high-tech stopwatch for speedy packs of electrons just trillionths of a second long. This new diagnostic tool could aid in the development of ...

dateJul 30, 2010 in General Physics
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