electron cyclotron resonance


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electron cyclotron resonance

[i¦lek‚trän ¦sī·klə‚trän ′rez·ə·nəns]
(physics)
Resonance absorption of energy from a radio-frequency or microwave-frequency electromagnetic field by electrons in a uniform magnetic field when the frequency of the electromagnetic field equals the cyclotron frequency of the electrons.
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heated surface ionization for alkali elements, electron cyclotron resonance ionization for volatile elements, laser ionization for metals), a wide range of radioisotopic beams can be and have been produced.
The plasma density can be an order of magnitude higher than electron cyclotron resonance (ECR) and operates at 13.
This includes the actual Electron Cyclotron Resonance (ECR) ion source, built in Greonble, France, and purchased by GSI, and a special preaccelerator, built at LBL.

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