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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - An accelerator that imparts energies of several million particle-volts to rapidly moving particles.

Usage examples (38)
  • A variant of the cyclotron is the microtron in which electrons are accelerated at one gap at the periphery of the orbits.
  • The sector-focusing cyclotron is sometimes called continuous wave
  • African cyclotron, is to a great extent used for medical applications.
  • The 37-inch cyclotron is now installed in the old Radiation Laboratory. for more
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