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particle beam

[′pärd·ə·kəl ‚bēm]
(physics)
A concentrated, nearly unidirectional flow of particles.
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In addition to making an ongoing contribution to the wider adoption of advanced radiation therapy and other cancer treatments through the supply of particle beam therapy systems that incorporate leading-edge technologies such as spot scanning, Hitachi is also committed to the global operation of its healthcare and other social innovation businesses.
Particle beams travel at close to the speed of light before they are made to collide at four points.
However, one can't consider the theory of beam-plasma instabilities as a completely developed theory because process of interaction between charged particle beams and eigen waves of plasma waveguides essentially depends on a lot of factors, including dispersion properties of these waves, their polarization, spatial distribution of their fields, geometrical peculiarities and design features of the utilized waveguides.
It is well known that surface wave excitation by charged particle beams has the interesting features [12].
Particle beam technology, directed streams of either protons or electrons, is well enough developed in the field of high-energy physics.
Particle beam treatment system for cancer treatment (model)
Particle beam radiotherapy, on the other hand, uses beams of charged particles such as proton, helium, carbon or other ions to allow more precise targeting anywhere inside the patients body, resulting in less damage to normal tissue.
While no one has been careless enough to get in the way of the particle beam thus far in the LHC's operations, the accelerator was briefly shut down in 2009 after a bird dropped a piece of bread on some of the LHC's outdoor components, causing parts of the machine to overheat.
The solution to this problem is a remarkable fusion of cutting edge medicine and cutting edge physics, particle beam therapy.
The historic experiment will be the first attempt to circulate a particle beam around the entire 27km of the machine, buried 100m underground.
We pioneered the commercial use of thermospray, particle beam, electrospray, atmospheric pressure chemical ionization, and atmospheric pressure photoionization.
Cleopatra is temporarily possessed by the particle beam of a mysterious creature which reveals it has crashed into the ocean and will be killed unless somebody helps it.

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