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Accelerator physics

A route to greener Big Science

By recovering energy from a relativistically accelerated electron beam in a multiturn configuration, a reduction of radiofrequency power has been demonstrated. This is a milestone toward more efficient and better performing accelerators.

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Fig. 1: Illustration of the multiturn energy recovery linear accelerator.


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Williams, P. A route to greener Big Science. Nat. Phys. 19, 479–480 (2023).

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