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Accelerator R&D

Accelerator Development in Argonne’s Physics Division specializes in the design, fabrication and commissioning of high-intensity ion and electron accelerator systems

Accelerator Development in Argonne’s Physics Division specializes in the design, fabrication and commissioning of high-intensity ion and electron accelerator systems. The first use of superconducting niobium radio-frequency cavities for ion acceleration was in 1977 at Argonne’s Tandem Linac Accelerator System. Since then, the Accelerator Development Group has been a world leader in the field of radio-frequency superconductivity and its applications to accelerators.

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Eric Herbert
Kenneth Shepard

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