ion accelerator


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ion accelerator

[′ī‚än ak′sel·ə‚rād·ər]
(nucleonics)
A linear accelerator in which ions are accelerated by an electric field in a standing-wave pattern that is set up in a resonant cavity by external oscillators or amplifiers.
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