12
AUG
2020

Cockcroft Institute scientists create compact particle accelerators which drive electrons to near the speed of light at 100 times higher frequency

Scientists from the Cockcroft Institute have successfully developed a pocket-sized particle accelerator capable of projecting ultra-short electron beams with laser light at more than 99.99% of the speed of light. To achieve this result, the researchers, led by Lancaster and Manchester
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13
SEP
2019

Trojan horse paves the way to brighter, more compact electron accelerators

A team of researchers led by the Cockcroft Institute’s Professor Bernard Hidding (University of Strathclyde) has developed a ground breaking technique that could produce an electron beam up to 10,000 times brighter than the most powerful beams today. Known as the ‘E-210: Trojan Horse’
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