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Next Linear Collider Test Accelerator (NLCTA)

NLCTA is a 120 MeV high-brightness electron beam accelerator used for experiments on advanced beam manipulation and acceleration techniques. Visit our experiments page​, or the links below for more information.

Science at NLCTA

Echo-Enabled Harmonic Generation​​

Cascaded Longitudinal Space Charge Amplifier​​

Tunable, Narrowband THz Generation​

Single-Shot Coherent Diffraction Imaging​

EEHG for X-ray Vortex Generation​

Cascaded Optical Inverse Free-Electron Laser​

Recent Publications​

Project Contacts


Michael Dunning
User Support
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Janice Nelson
NLCTA Operations Manager
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Keith Jobe
Safety Officer
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