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Accelerator Science and Engineering

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  • L-Band Klystron

    L-band klystrons (1.3 GHz) provide RF power to the AWA electron guns and linac accelerating structures.
    Argonne Wakefield Accelerator Facility
  • Argonne Cathode Test-stand

    The Argonne Cathode Test-stand (ACT) at AWA is a flexible and well-instrumented beamline dedicated to electron source research including field emission, photoemission, and other advanced emission mechanisms.
  • 14 MeV Witness Linac

    The AWA high intensity witness electron beam is generated by a photocathode RF gun, operating at 1.3GHz.
    Argonne Wakefield Accelerator Facility
  • 70 MeV Drive Linac

    Special features of this linear accelerator include the available high charge per bunch and delivery of bunch trains.
    Argonne Wakefield Accelerator Facility
  • Cs2Te photocathode

    The high-field (> 80 MV/m) photoinjector has a large area, high quantum efficiency Cs2Te photocathode (diameter > 30 mm).
    Argonne Wakefield Accelerator Facility
  • RF Photocathode Guns

    The AWA facility maintains the world’s two highest-charge RF photocathode guns, both capable of 100 nC per bunch.
    Argonne Wakefield Accelerator Facility