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heavy ion

[′hev·ē ′ī‚än]
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Osaka Heavy Ion Therapy Center, located in the heart of Osaka city with easy access and a view of Osaka Castle, has adopted a universal design concept in accordance with basic principles of safety and comfort and aims to deliver more pleasant cancer treatments to patients.
This investigation shows that the leading particles are essential in describing the pseudorapidity distributions of charged particles produced in high energy heavy ion collisions.
The energy and dosage of [sup.12][C.sup.6+] heavy ions affected the phenotypes of survivors and generated mutants.
Singh, Clustering in heavy ion collisions: dynamical microscopic theory versus experiments [Ph.D.
At LBNL, construction had just been completed on a new accelerator facility known as NDCX-II which was to perform experiments relating both to HEDLP and to the development of a technology for initiating inertial confinement fusion reactions using heavy ions, commonly referred to as Heavy Ion Fusion (HIF).
Cramer is a UW physics professor who has been part of a large collaboration studying what the universe might have been like moments after the Big Bang by causing collisions between heavy ions such as gold in the Relativistic Heavy Ion Collider at Brookhaven National Laboratory in New York.
Researchers at the GSI Helmholtz Centre for Heavy Ion Research in Darmstadt, Germany, are running various materials through simulated collisions with space-based particles to see which materials withstand impact.
Their topics include the structure and dynamics of solvated electrons, a history of pulse-radiolysis time-resolved microwave conductivity studies, chemical processes in heavy ion tracks, ultrafast pulse radiolysis methods, pulse radiolysis in supercritical krypton and xenon fluids, radiation-induced processes at solid-liquid interfaces, femtosecond events in bimolecular free electron transfer, the chemistry of sulfur-centered radicals, indirect effects of radiation-induced DNA damage, and radiation chemistry applied to antioxidant research.
The studies at the lab's Relativistic Heavy Ion Collider, which is 2.4 miles long and 12ft underground, could also lead to advanced devices.
By smashing gold nuclei together at near-light speeds, physicists using Brookhaven National Laboratory's Relativistic Heavy Ion Collider (RHIC) have recreated a short-lived state of hot, dense matter that existed microseconds after the Big Bang (June issue, page 26).
Since it began operating in 2000, only Brookhaven's Relativistic Heavy Ion Collider, or RHIC, has been employed in this quest.
One such company was GSI-Darmstadt, which recently started operation of a heavy ion synchrotron for the acceleration of heavy ions that range from carbon to uranium.