constant-potential accelerator

constant-potential accelerator

[¦kän·stənt pə′ten·chəl ik′sel·ə‚rād·ər]
(nucleonics)
An accelerator in which constant direct-current voltage is applied to an accelerating tube to produce high-energy ions or electrons.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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