electron linear accelerator

electron linear accelerator

[i′lek‚trän ¦lin·ē·ər ak′sel·ə‚rād·ər]
(nucleonics)
A linear accelerator used to accelerate electrons in a straight line, usually by means of radio-frequency fields which are produced in a loaded waveguide and travel with the electrons.
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