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Development of free electron laser and accelerator technology in Poland (CARE and EuCARD projects)
Author(s): Ryszard S. Romaniuk
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Paper Abstract

The development of accelerator technology in Poland is strictly combined with the cooperation with specialist accelerator centers of global character, where the relevant knowledge is generated, allowing to build big and modern machines. These are relatively costly undertakings of interdisciplinary character. Most of them are financed from the local resources. Only the biggest machines are financed commonly by many nations like: LHC in CERN, ILC in Fermi Lab, E-XFEL in DESY. A similar financing solution has to be implemented in Poland, where a scientific and political campaign is underway on behalf of building two big machines, a Polish Synchrotron in Kraków and a Polish FEL in Swierk. Around these two projects, there are realized a dozen or so smaller ones.

Paper Details

Date Published: 5 August 2009
PDF: 8 pages
Proc. SPIE 7502, Photonics Applications in Astronomy, Communications, Industry, and High-Energy Physics Experiments 2009, 75021Z (5 August 2009); doi: 10.1117/12.837758
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Ryszard S. Romaniuk, Warsaw Univ. of Technology (Poland)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 7502:
Photonics Applications in Astronomy, Communications, Industry, and High-Energy Physics Experiments 2009
Ryszard S. Romaniuk; Krzysztof S. Kulpa, Editor(s)

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