Positron 1
Weiming An/UCLA

Positron 1

Simulation of high-energy positron acceleration in an ionized gas, or plasma — a new method that could help build next-generation particle colliders. The image shows the formation of a high-density plasma (green/orange color) around a positron beam moving from the bottom right to the top left. Plasma electrons pass by the positron beam on wave-like trajectories (lines).


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