News tagged with relativistic speeds

Graphene mini-lab

A team of physicists from Europe and South Africa showed that electrons moving randomly in graphene can mimic the dynamics of particles such as cosmic rays, despite travelling at a fraction of their speed, in a paper about ...

dateOct 31, 2012 in Nanophysics
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Small X-band photoinjector packs powerful punch

(Phys.org)—Accelerator physicists at SLAC have started commissioning the world's most compact photoinjector – a device that spits out electrons when hit by light. Photoinjectors are used to generate electrons for free-electron ...

dateSep 25, 2012 in General Physics
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