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Free Electron Laser - Injector

Free Electron Laser - Injector

The injector is the source of electrons used to produce laser light. Although it is similar in design to Jefferson Lab's electron accelerator, it is much larger because much more current is needed to produce laser light powerful enough to quickly process large amounts of materials.

This tour reflects Jefferson Lab as it was in the late 1990s and early 2000s. In particular, this predates the 12 GeV upgrade and the addition of Hall D. For a modern look at the Lab, please see the Jeffeson Lab Virtual Tour.

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