separated-function synchrotron

separated-function synchrotron

[′sep·ə‚rād·əd ¦fəŋk·shən ′siŋ·krə‚trän]
(nucleonics)
A proton synchrotron in which separate groups of magnets are used to focus and deflect the beam so that it follows a circular path.
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