U.S. Particle Accelerator School

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USPAS sponsored by
Rutgers University
June 15-26, 2015
held in East Brunswick, New Jersey

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USPAS sponsored by
the University of Texas, Austin
January 25 - February 5, 2016
held in Austin, Texas

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Accelerator Tutorials

How a Linear Accelerator Works - HD

This video from the Elekta Corporation shows how a linear accelerator (linac) works. In particular, the video explains the layout and functioning of an accelerator designed for cancer therapy but the general principles apply to linacs for many uses. Used with permission: Elekta Corporation


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