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wiggler

[′wig·lər]
(nucleonics)
A system of transverse, periodic electromagnetic fields, generally used in a storage ring or synchrotron to increase the intensity of synchrotron radiation, increase reaction rates in high-energy physics experiments, produce quasimonochromatic photon beams, and amplify photon beams from other sources, as in the free-electron laser.
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Wigglers make excellent baits for whitefish, but many approaches work.
Chapter 3 focuses on incoherent undulator radiation, which is produced by extremely long period synchrotron undulations, while the free-electron laser relies on coherent emission processes and does not require long periodic magnetic wiggler fields.
An experimental I-Linac FEL, utilizing a 4 meV beam as input power and a tapered wiggler has repeatedly produced peak powers in excess of 1-gigawatt on a wavelength of 9-millimeters.
Felicia McKee of Johnson City, Tennessee, is capitalizing on these lowly red wigglers.
The opera star, nicknamed the Welsh Wiggler on US TV show Dancing With The Stars , has been getting close to dancer Derek Hough, who has told friends he fancies her.
Nyaumbe managed to get his shirt over the snake's head and bind its jaws closed, while his rescuers tied ropes to the big wiggler and pulled with all their might.
Wenda the Wacky Wiggler is a rhyming children's picturebook about a young girl who is constantly dancing and wiggling with joy.
In the late '70s, as the SSRL ring was transitioning from parasitic to partially dedicated operation, SSRL scientists demonstrated that a special magnet called a multipole wiggler could simultaneously increase the flux of synchrotron radiation and push the spectrum to shorter wavelengths.
The team has since used the wiggler beam to examine samples as tiny as 0.
The Welsh mezzo soprano - dubbed the Welsh Wiggler - was set to discover in the early hours of the morning whether a fall in the semifinal had blown her chance of making it to the final of Dancing With The Stars.
An infantryman that walked across France carrying a mortar, he sat here cackling every time a pudgy little fish sucked up a red wiggler and turned on his side to run.