energy beam

energy beam

[′en·ər·jē ‚bēm]
(engineering)
An intense beam of light, electrons, or other nuclear particles; used to cut, drill, form, weld, or otherwise process metals, ceramics, and other materials.
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In the trailer uploaded on YouTube on Saturday, Mega Man X tries to grab an infinity stone before being nearly mashed by an energy beam.
By focusing a high energy beam of light on it, the procedure eliminates the chances of hair growing back.
Northwestern Engineering's new method completely bypassed the powder bed and energy beam approach as well as uncouples the two-step process of printing the structure and fusing its layers.
The energy beam is concentrated directly on the tumor, minimizing radiation doses to the surrounding healthy tissues.
An infrared energy beam follows the movement of occupants so they can be comfortably warm in an otherwise cold environment.
In LIBS technique, a high energy beam from a Q- switched pulsed Nd: YAG laser is used to ablate the sample surface.
Laser hair removal procedures use an energy beam, which passes through skin and is attracted to the pigment of hair.
After the successful performance during the individual system tests carried out at CEA (Saclay) in November 2012, the ion source and the low energy beam transfer have been delivered to Rokkasho and the installation activities have now started.
It is a type of radiotherapy that uses a high energy beam of protons rather than high energy X-rays to deliver a dose of radiotherapy for patients with cancer; | It works best on very rare cancers, including tumours affecting the base of skull or spine; | It can be a more effective form of therapy because it directs the radiation treatment to precisely where it is needed - with minimal damage to surrounding tissue.
Developed by Lumenis in 2001, SLT technology uses an advanced non-thermal energy beam which targets pigmented trabecular meshwork cells, resulting in improved trabecular outflow and reduced internal eye pressure after treatment.
It can destroy a planet with a single destructive energy beam.