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Desktop accelerators - Going up?

Ledingham, Kenneth (2006) Desktop accelerators - Going up? Nature Physics, 2 (1). pp. 11-12. ISSN 1745-2473

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Abstract

Treating cancer with beams of high-energy protons is just one of the exciting possibilities presented by the advent of laser-based particle accelerators. But how soon will these devices reach the performance levels needed for such applications, and how will these improvements be made?