The GEM design report describes a novel six-sided CW microtron for accelerating electrons to 4 GeV. This accelerator design was proposed by Argonne as a user facility for the national nuclear physics research community. In 1983, DOE advisory groups recommended instead the construction of a national user facility in Virginia based on the pulsed linear accelerator plus stretcher ring design proposed by SURA.
References - Document Access Guide
- A National CW GeV Electron Microtron Laboratory, H. Jackson, R. Kustom, et. al., Argonne National Laboratory,
(Located in the Argonne Research Library)
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