Accession Number : ADA291851

Title :   KEK, The National Lab for High Energy Physic in Tsukuba, Ibaraki.

Corporate Author : ASIAN OFFICE OF AEROSPACE RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT APO AP 96337-0007

Personal Author(s) : Yakura, S. J.

PDF Url : ADA291851

Report Date : 11 MAY 1993

Pagination or Media Count : 4

Abstract : The National Laboratory for High Energy Physics, sometimes referred to as KEK, was established in April 1971 to conduct experiments in elementary particle physics. Research efforts are divided into four major areas: Accelerator Department, Physics Department, Radiation Safety Control Center, and Photon Factory. Under the direction of Prof. Shigenori Hiramatsu, Dr. David Whittum is carrying out research on designs of compact high energy accelerators that can achieve a steep potential gradient for fast acceleration of electrons within a short distance. In his experiments, he uses two identical linacs to drive two electron beams where one electron excites wakefields in a test medium such as a plasma and then the second electron beam gets accelerated by the effect of the wakefield created by the first electron beam.

Descriptors :   *ELECTRON ACCELERATORS, FOREIGN TECHNOLOGY, ENERGY TRANSFER, CONTROL CENTERS, JAPAN, HIGH ENERGY, ELECTRONS, ELECTRON BEAMS, PUMPING(ELECTRONICS), SAFETY, DRIVES, PHOTONS, LABORATORIES, SHORT RANGE(DISTANCE), HIGH ACCELERATION, GRADIENTS, CYCLOTRON RESONANCE, ELEMENTARY PARTICLES.

Subject Categories : Particle Accelerators

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE