© 1997 CNRS Audiovisuel

From LURE to SOLEIL

Reference

288

Duration

00:28:00

Production year

1997

Versions

Original material

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Résumé

In order to obtain a circulatory trajectory in a particle accelerator, magnets are used to deviate the electron beam. The beam losts energy which is emitted at the exterior of the accelerator, in a form of light, in a variety of wavelength, going from the infrared to the X-rays: this is the synchrotron radiation.
This film recounts the use of the synchrotron radiation, from 1962 to 2000.

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