proton accelerator


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proton accelerator

[′prō‚tän ak′sel·ə‚rād·ər]
(nucleonics)
A particle accelerator which accelerates protons to high energies, as opposed to one which accelerates heavier ions or electrons.
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5 shows the model of the source of quasi-monochromatic x-ray radiation based on a proton accelerator fitted with an X Ray-optical system.
The development of a compact proton accelerator could dramatically reduce the cost of building proton therapy centers.
The goal of J-Parc's high-power proton accelerator is to generate a MW-class high-power proton beam by the summer of 2007.
The Housing Development Administration of Turkey (TOKI) will construct the first proton accelerator facility of Turkey.
The new venture still involves the development of a proton accelerator to treat cancer patients, but now the protons will be used to make neutron beams, which will be directed at the patients.
To do this, researchers at RAL and IPCR will add superconducting muon generation equipment to be built by the Japanese to the existing British Isis pulse proton accelerator.
Produced in a low-energy proton accelerator at the CERN laboratory in Geneva, Switzerland, bursts of antiprotons emerge with a kinetic energy of 6 million electron-volts, traveling at a significant fraction of the speed of light.
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2- The Housing Development Administration of Turkey (TOKI) will lead the process for construction of Turkish proton accelerator facility.
It's the first proton accelerator that ever has been designed specifically for treating patients," he says.
This inaugural shipment marks the last phase of the manufacturing of the first MEVION S250 proton accelerator module and the first of many to come deliveries of this revolutionary cancer therapy device.