heavy ion


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heavy ion

[′hev·ē ′ī‚än]
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Toshiba Group will continue to enhance its Healthcare business as a focus business field, with an emphasis on medical diagnostic imaging and heavy ion radiotherapy systems.
The Relativistic Heavy Ion Collider primarily collides ions of gold, one of the heaviest common elements, because the gold nucleus is densely packed with particles.
Polyallyl diglycol carbonate, CR-39, has been used in heavy ion research such as composition of cosmic rays, heavy ion nuclear reactions, radiation dose due to heavy ions, exploration of extra heavy elements etc.
The findings of the PHENIX experiment -- aided by the Relativistic Heavy Ion Collider (RHIC) accelerator -- will be publicly announced during an international conference, Quark Matter 2002, that opened Thursday in Nantes, France.
Objective: Several kinds of collision experiments such as the heavy ion programs conducted at the Relativistic Heavy Ion Collider (RHIC) and the Large Hadron Collider (LHC) give access to the study of QCD matter under extreme conditions.
The device underwent dynamic life testing at 150 degrees C for 1,000 hours, as well as heavy ion latch-up and other testing.
where a collider produces the high-energy proton and heavy ion radiation particles that normally occur in space.
One of the hardest hit programs is that of the Virtual National Laboratory for Heavy Ion Fusion (VNL-HIF) based at the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (LBNL).
It is important to characterize space-specific degradation products and toxicity limits using ground-based analogue environments of space that include proton and heavy ion radiation, vibration and multiple gravity conditions," scientists conclude.
The studies at the Relativistic Heavy Ion Collider, which is 2.
Since it began operating in 2000, only Brookhaven's Relativistic Heavy Ion Collider, or RHIC, has been employed in this quest.
STA will utilize the Heavy Ion Medical Accelerator in Chiba (HIMAC), the world's largest accelerator of its kind, at the agency's National Institute of Radiological Science, the sources said.