electron accelerator


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electron accelerator

[i′lek‚trän ak′sel·ə‚rād·ər]
(nucleonics)
A device which accelerates electrons to high energies.
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Sources of ionizing radiation for modifying the polymer insulation of cables and wires with conductor cross-section up to 240 [mm.sup.2] are electron accelerators with energies (0.3-5) MeV and power up to hundreds of kW [6, 7].
Same as Figure 1, the symbols represent the experimental data from the CBELSA/TAPS detector at the electron accelerator ELSA in Bonn [9].
Laser-driven plasma-based electron accelerators have been evolving from a groundbreaking concept by Tajima and Dawson (17) into the reality of the next generation particle accelerator technologies.
Due to electron accelerators, the required dose can be applied within seconds, whereas several hours are required in the gamma radiation plant.
10, 1966, with the mission to design, construct, and operate state-of-the-art electron accelerators and related experimental facilities for use in photon science, particle and astroparticle science, and high-energy physics research.
Still, he adds, the potential of 1,000-fold shrinkage for electron accelerators could open the way for a new generation of affordable, miniaturized accelerators.
He notes that the improvements that the experimenters devised for SLAC's electron accelerator should also work at other laboratories.
Then, using an electron accelerator, the researchers irradiated the fragments with electron beams.