Contact: Andy Freeberg
DOE/SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory
Caption: This is a photograph of the instrument setup for an astrophysics experiment at the SLAC's Linac Coherent Light Source (LCLS), a powerful X-ray laser. The experiment was conducted in the Soft X-ray hutch using this electron beam ion trap, or EBIT, built at the Max Planck Institute in Heidelberg, Germany.
Credit: José Crespo, Max Planck Institute for Nuclear Physics
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