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The Sandia Z-Machine

The Z machine is located in Albuquerque, N.M., and is part of the Pulsed Power Program, which started at Sandia National Laboratories back in the 1960s. Pulsed power is a technology that concentrates electrical energy and turns it into short pulses of enormous power, which are then used to generate X-rays and gamma rays.

 

Learn more at www.sandia.gov/z-machine/.

 

Photo by Randy Montoya.

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Uploaded on October 28, 2011