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Scientists use diamonds to generate better accelerator beams

<p>Beam-driven wakefield acceleration approaches are promising candidates for future large-scale machines, including X-ray free electron lasers and linear colliders, as they have the potential to improve efficiency and reduce operation cost.</p>

Jan 20, 2021

Scientists gain an unprecedented view of irradiated nuclear fuel

<p>In a feat requiring perseverance, world-leading technology, and no small amount of caution, scientists have used intense X-rays to inspect irradiated nuclear fuel. The imaging, led by researchers at Purdue University and conducted at the U.S. Department of Energy's (DOE) Argonne National Laboratory, revealed a 3D view of the fuel's interior structure, laying the groundwork for better nuclear fuel designs and models.</p>

Jan 19, 2021