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Acceleration of Uranium at the Bevalac

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Science  17 Sep 1982:
Vol. 217, Issue 4565, pp. 1135-1137
DOI: 10.1126/science.217.4565.1135

Abstract

Recent upgrading projects have extended the mass range of particles that can be accelerated at the Bevalac to include any element of the periodic table to energies above 1 billion electron volts per atomic mass unit. This capability was verified on 11 May 1982 with the production of a uranium beam at 147.7 million electron volts per atomic mass unit.