plasma accelerator

plasma accelerator

[′plaz·mə ak′sel·ə‚rād·ər]
(plasma physics)
An accelerator that forms a high-velocity jet of plasma by using a magnetic field, an electric arc, a traveling wave, or other similar means.
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The abovementioned injection schemes provide us with high-quality electron beam injectors for a front end of multi-staged high-energy accelerators such as a multi-GeV laser plasma accelerator for compact X-ray FELs, (20,21, 58) a 100 GeV large-scale laser plasma acceleration experiment, (57) TeV-range laser plasma colliders.
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With the laser, laser plasma accelerator, ancillary equipment and radiation shielding already in place, the main center of activity surrounding the project will he the BELLA control room.
Tolok, a significant program on development of quasi-stationary plasma accelerators (QSPA) was started in KIPT, and the most powerful in the world plasma accelerator was put into operation in 1990, which is actively used in radiation technologies.
The problem is we don't know how to make a laser or a plasma accelerator that has all the elements that you need to focus particles to efficiently do all that kind of stuff.
Mark Cappelli, a professor at Stanford University, presented, "Toward Reduced Wall-Effect Hall Plasma Accelerators." Cappelli's team is charged with the task of understanding the way hall thrusters work.
July 9-13 Laser and Plasma Accelerators Workshop 2007.