AWAKE successfully accelerates electrons using plasma wakefield acceleration

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AWAKE successfully accelerates electrons using plasma wakefield acceleration

Post by dukwon » Wed Aug 29, 2018 5:32 pm

https://home.cern/about/updates/2018/08 ... -electrons

Interview with Edda Gschwendtner, Technical Coordinator and CERN Project Leader

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Re: AWAKE successfully accelerates electrons using plasma wakefield acceleration

Post by Tau » Sun Sep 09, 2018 7:32 pm

Now that is a quick way to accelerate an electron. Does any of you know if this trick also works for protons?
I guess the hard part is to make a plasma wave of something heavy enough to drive them...
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