electron-positron storage ring

electron-positron storage ring

[i¦lek‚trän ¦päz·ə‚trän ′stȯr·ij ‚riŋ]
(nucleonics)
An annular vacuum chamber, enclosed by bending and focusing magnets, in which counterrotating beams of electrons and positrons are stored for several hours and can be made to collide with each other.
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