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X-ray laser fires most powerful pulse ever recorded

The most powerful X-ray pulse ever reported carried nearly a terawatt of power

Illustration Greg Stewart/Photography Alberto Gamazo/SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory

The most powerful pulse of X-rays ever reported has been produced at the SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory in California. In only 440 hundred billionths of a billionth of a second, or attoseconds, it packed nearly a terawatt of power – a thousand times more than the average yearly output of a nuclear power plant.

“In the near term, it will be hard to do better,” says

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