Topic: Texas Petawatt laser

Particle Accelerator That Can Fit on a Tabletop Opens New Chapter for Science Research

June 20, 2013

laser plasma acceleratorPhysicists at The University of Texas at Austin have built a tabletop particle accelerator that can generate energies and speeds previously reached only by major facilities that are hundreds of meters long and cost hundreds of millions of dollars to build.

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Sen. Kay Bailey Hutchison to Speak Aug. 28 at Dedication, Demonstration of World's Most Powerful Laser

Aug. 25, 2008

Event: U.S. Senator Kay Bailey Hutchison (R-Texas) and University of Texas at Austin President William Powers Jr., will dedicate the Texas Petawatt Laser on Thursday. Scientists will demonstrate aspects of the laser during the event. The Tower will be lit orange during the evening to commemorate this event.

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