Graphene key to laser ion acceleration
World's thinnest, strongest material withstands intense laser Metal Tech News – February 23, 2022
Last updated 7/12/2022 at 1:54pm
Thanks to the superlative properties of graphene, researchers from the University of Osaka, in collaboration with the National Institutes for Quantum Science and Technology, Kobe University, and the National Central University in Taiwan were able to achieve energetic ion acceleration.
Typical particle acceleration works by using electric fields to speed up and increase the energy of a beam of p...