Plasma Wakefield Acceleration
The goal: develop plasma technologies that could shrink future accelerators up to 1,000 times, potentially paving the way for next-generation particle colliders and powerful light sources.
He is recognized for his numerous contributions to the advancement of accelerator physics, community service and education.
Researchers have reached another milestone in the development of a promising technology that could lead to more efficient and powerful particle accelerators.
The lab’s signature particle highway prepares to enter another era of transformative science as the home of the LCLS-II X-ray laser.
A SLAC-led research team working at the lab’s FACET facility has demonstrated a new way of accelerating positrons that could help develop smaller, more economical future particle colliders.