Accession Number : AD0739294

Title :   The Megampere Accelerator,

Corporate Author : FOREIGN TECHNOLOGY DIV WRIGHT-PATTERSON AFB OHIO

Personal Author(s) : Askaryan,G.

Report Date : 15 DEC 1971

Pagination or Media Count : 18

Abstract : A megampere accelerator is one in which the beam current is measured in millions of amperes. Such machines do not yet exist; however, beams close to megamperes have been attained. It is possible to focus beams in metal tubes and even bend them, thus yielding amplifications which are quite high. Targets at which these beams have been directed show effects similar to lightining, demonstrating the high power of these beams. Such phenomena will be important in laser technology. (Author)

Descriptors :   (*ELECTRON ACCELERATORS, PLANNING), ELECTRON BEAMS, LASERS, OPTICAL PUMPING, PARTICLE ACCELERATOR TARGETS, USSR

Subject Categories : Particle Accelerators

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE