stochastic cooling


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stochastic cooling

[sto¦kas·tik ′kül·iŋ]
(nucleonics)
A method of reducing the energy spread, angular divergence, and geometric size of a charged-particle beam in which the displacement of an assembly of particles is measured and is then corrected by fast electric field pulses.
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Some examples of specific topics include experimental study of dispersion control utilizing both magnetic and electrical fields, bunched beam stochastic cooling and coherent lines, experimental benchmarking of the magnetized friction force, and the International Muon Ionization Cooling Experiment.

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