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SLAC develops 'accelerator on a chip,' journal reports

Original post made on Sep 28, 2013

Researchers at the SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory in Menlo Park have successfully used a laser to accelerate electrons at a rate 10 times higher than conventional technology -- and in a glass chip smaller than a grain of rice.

Read the full story here Web Link posted Saturday, September 28, 2013, 3:26 PM

Comments (3)

Posted by Heals, a resident of another community
on Sep 28, 2013 at 4:46 pm

Looking forward to hand held MRI Units for combat medics.


Posted by Mario F. Stevenson, a resident of another community
on Sep 28, 2013 at 7:04 pm

Hello,

I thought this was interesting, that so much stock in a 2-mile run built using state-of-the-art technology, to now be reduced to just 100 feet...by state-of-the-art technology. I guess a snake that eventually grows so long where it can't see it's head does eats its own tail.

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Posted by Michael Bauernfeind, a resident of another community
on Sep 28, 2013 at 7:06 pm

Please be careful with that much energy in such a compressed space, especially if you're not familiar with dimensional space math. Please beware that if you can't make and measure a black hole then you might create one depending on many variables seen and unseen. Thank you


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