high-energy particle

high-energy particle

[′hī ‚en·ər·jē ′pärd·ə·kəl]
(particle physics)
An elementary particle having an energy of hundreds of megaelectronvolts or more.
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She has conducted research at the University of Chicago and Princeton and spent six years working in experimental high-energy particle physics at Fermilab.
Over the decades, with the help of increasingly powerful and sophisticated high-energy particle accelerators, scientists have been searching for what atoms are made up of, what the smaller components of atoms are made up of, what the nature of those smaller components is, and so on, Consolmagno said.
The lasers facility, which is to be housed in a nuclear physics research centre in Magurele, a few kilometers south of Bucharest, is part of the wider Extreme Light Infrastructure, ELI-NP, project, designed to push the boundaries of laser-based nuclear physics by coupling a high-energy particle accelerator with a high-power laser.
This mill Feruses centrifugal force to generate high-energy particle impact for size reduction, deagglom-ation, densification, and high-intensity mixing.
This will assist in her next venture, as she is about to leave for Southampton University to study for a masters degree in physics and she hopes to lead a successful career studying high-energy particle physics at the CERN Laboratory in Switzerland.
Unlike asteroids (extraterrestrial chunks made up of rock and minerals), comets sport a tail--jets of gas and vapor that the high-energy particle stream coming from the sun flushes out of their frozen bodies.
In successive chapters, Davies discusses the big bang, modern high-energy particle physics, grand unified theories, dark matter and dark energy, and the origin of the elements that make the universe fit for life, with emphasis on the Goldilocks "just right" aspects.
Exposure to high-energy particle radiation (HZE) may cause oxidative stress and cognitive impairment in the same manner that seen in aged mice.
schools and bring the frontier of high-energy particle astrophysics to the science classroom,'' he said.
In a tokamak, a strong magnetic field confines plasma heated to more than a 100 million degrees Celsius by high-energy particle beams or radio-frequency waves.
Department of Energy national laboratory specializing in high-energy particle physics.

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