Feb 28, 2021

After 20 years, physicists find a way to keep track of lost accelerator particles

Posted by in categories: particle physics, supercomputing

A high-intensity accelerator beam is formed of trillions of particles that race at lightning speeds down a system of powerful magnets and high-energy superconductors. Calculating the physics of the beam is so complex that not even the fastest supercomputers can keep up.

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