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Research

The Center for Bright Beams overarching research goal is to increase the intensity ("brightness") of beams of charged particles by two orders of magnitude while decreasing the cost of key accelerator technologies.

Beam Production
beam-prod.jpg Develop electron sources that increase beam brightness by a factor of 100.

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Beam Acceleration
srf_bw.jpg Develop next-generation superconducting radio frequency (SRF) cavities that outperform today's cavities by a factor of ten in cryogenic efficiency and by a factor of two in accelerating field strength.

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Beam Transport & Storage
beam-storage.jpg Develop a) beam transport systems that preserve beam brightness in electron microscopes and in linear accelerators and b) beam optics that increase equilibrium beam intensity in electron storage rings for light sources and for high energy physics.

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