• A New Way to Measure Record-Setting Electron Beams

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    Sam Barber, left, a research scientist at Berkeley Lab's BELLA Center, and Jeroen van Tilborg, a staff scientist at the BELLA Center, hold the active plasma lens, right, and dipole magnets used in an electron-beam diagnostic experiment. The setup enabled measurements of electron-beam energy, with range and resolution comparable to what is achieved using the multi-ton magnet located behind them. (Credit: Marilyn Sargent/Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory)
    Physicists at the U.S. Department of Energy's Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory are figuring out new ways to accelerate electrons...
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