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Ultra-efficient 4,000 mph vacuum-tube trains – why aren't they being built?

Ultra-efficient 4,000 mph vacuum-tube trains – why aren't they being built? | Better UHV | Scoop.it
Ultra-fast, high efficiency ground transport is technologically within reach - so why isn't anybody building it?
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BNL Newsroom | First Scientific Publication from Data Collected at NSLS-II

BNL Newsroom | First Scientific Publication from Data Collected at NSLS-II | Better UHV | Scoop.it
The science program at NSLS-II gets a jump start with a publication from samples used during commissioning at the X-ray Powder Diffraction beamline. 
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The NSLS-ll medium-energy electron storage ring (3 billion electron volts) is made up of over 200 long (and a few short) precision machined, extruded aluminum chambers. Each chamber utilizes multiple Atlas Technologies bi-metal flanges of various sizes, approx. 1500 total, to connect the chambers that comprise the ring.

Aluminum was chosen “for the resistive wall impedance for the short bunch electron beam,” says Group Leader Mr. Dick Hseuh. “Aluminum is much better than stainless”.

Congrats to Dick Hseuh and his team. We're proud to play a part in this incredible endeavor!

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DESY News: Taking high-speed snapshots of living cells with an X-ray laser - Deutsches Elektronen-Synchrotron DESY

DESY News: Taking high-speed snapshots of living cells with an X-ray laser - Deutsches Elektronen-Synchrotron DESY | Better UHV | Scoop.it
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ULTRAHIGH-INTENSITY LASERS: OSU’s SCARLET laser aims for 500 TW/15 J/30 fs pulses

ULTRAHIGH-INTENSITY LASERS: OSU’s SCARLET laser aims for 500 TW/15 J/30 fs pulses | Better UHV | Scoop.it
“When the SCARLET laser comes online in June 13, 2012 [with experiments beginning in August], it will be one of the most powerful lasers in the world and the highest-peak-power sub-one-hundred-femtosecond laser in the United States,” says Enam Chowdhury, senior research associate and leader of the Petawatt Development team in the Science Center for Advanced Research on Lasers and Engineered Targets (SCARLET) laser facility in the High Energy Density Physics (HEDP) group at Ohio State University.
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Scarlet Laser System | High Energy Density Physics-Scarlet Laser

Scarlet Laser System | High Energy Density Physics-Scarlet Laser | Better UHV | Scoop.it
High Energy Density Physics-Scarlet Laser
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Atlas Technologies manufactured this chamber for Ohio State and wish them all the best in their continued studies of the interactions of ultra-high intensity, ultra-short pulse laser light with solid targets.

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Issue | Solid State Technology

Issue | Solid State Technology | Better UHV | Scoop.it
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This article was published in Solid State in 1998. The information on the advantages of aluminum still applies. Have a peek!

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Explosive Decompression and Vacuum Exposure

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Explosive decompression: what happens if you expose a human to vacuum without a space suit?
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Just for fun...

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Scientists take to YouTube for #mylinearcollider

Scientists take to YouTube for #mylinearcollider | Better UHV | Scoop.it
A video campaign shows international support for construction of the International Linear Collider.
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