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n. - Cyclotron that achieves relativistic velocities by modulating the frequency of the accelerating electric field.

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  • Inspired by the Berkeley work it was decided to build a synchrocyclotron.
  • Research to build a synchrocyclotron which became operational in early 1950.
  • The accelerator has then been rebuilt and operates, since 1986, as a sector-focusing cyclotron-synchrocyclotron hybrid.
  • (CW) cyclotron or isochronous cyclotron, to differentiate it from the frequency modulated (FM) cyclotron or the synchrocyclotron. for more
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