Beam Dump

A beam dump is a device designed to absorb the energy of photons or other particles within an energetic beam. Examples include absorption of laser emissions, and absorption of particles produced within particle accelerators.

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Charged Particle Beam Dumps
... The purpose of a charged particle beam dump is to safely absorb a beam of charged particles such as electrons, protons, nuclei, or ions ... Dealing with the heat deposited can be an issue, since the powers of the beams to be absorbed can run into the megawatts ... Materials used for such beam dumps include blocks of copper, aluminum, carbon, beryllium, and tungsten ...

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