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Design and fabrication of a two-mile disk-loaded linear electron accelerator

  • A. L. El. dredge
  • G. A. Loew
  • R. B. Neal


A two-mile electron linear accelerator designed to produce an electron beam of high intensity in the energy range of 10 to 40 Bev for purposes of physics research is now being constructed on a site near the Stanford University campus. Stanford is carrying out this work under a prime contract with the U.S. Atomic Energy commission. The estimated total construction cost of this accelerator is $114 million. The construction schedule calls for completion by July 1st, 1966. A general view of the accelerat or and the experimental area is shown in Pig. 1.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • A. L. El. dredge
    • 1
  • G. A. Loew
    • 1
  • R. B. Neal
    • 1
  1. 1.Stanford Linear Accelerator CenterStanford UniversityStanfordUSA

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