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ILC technology in the Guinness Book of World Records!

2 February 2012

Image: Stefan Eisebitt / HZB

The world’s fastest (and shortest) movie has superconducting radiofrequency technology to thank for its entry into the Guinness Book of World Records. Shot at DESY’s FLASH X-ray laser, which accelerates electrons in much the same way as the ILC will, it shows a micro model of the German Brandenburg Gate at an interval of a mere 50 femtoseconds between two frames.

Read DESY’s press release

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