magnetic spectrometer

magnetic spectrometer

[mag′ned·ik spek′träm·əd·ər]
(nucleonics)
A device for measuring the momentum of charged particles, or their distribution of intensity versus momentum, by passing the particles through a magnetic field which bends their paths in proportion to their momentum.
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