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Weltmaschine Exhibit #1.7 - Ball Linear Accelerator / Kugel-Linearbeschleuniger


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To increase a general audience's understanding of how a linear accelerator works


This hands-on exhibit is part of the exhibition module #9 "The Big Bang in the Tunnel" of the exhibition 'Weltmaschine'. Created by DESY in Germany, it teaches how linear accelerators work. Exhibit visitors are invited to try the accelerator themselves.
It has been rebuilt (with small modifications and improvements) at several places in Germany , e.g. Bonn and Dresden. The Dresden version is also in this data base at . There You find more photos and especially the link to complete drawings for rebuilding.
For more information on the "Weltmaschine Exhibition" or related exhibits, see related documents and visit
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Post date: Mon, Jan 16, 2012 — 08:47
Updated date: Sat, Apr 27, 2013 — 14:36

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