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Linear accelerator and laser

  1. Apr 22, 2003 #1
    does somebody knows how a linear acccelerator works or know any website about the accelerators.
    and how much it costs to built a cheap home made laser.
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  3. Apr 22, 2003 #2


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    Linacs mainly use cavity resonanators surrounding a beam pipe, and use electromagnetic induction to accelerate charged particles, usually electrons.

    The best way to build a laser is to simply buy a semiconductor diode laser, which costs probably something like 50 cents.

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