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a series of particles or waves traveling close together in parallel paths

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a branch of an umbel or an umbelliform inflorescence

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(mathematics) a straight line extending from a point

a group of nearly parallel lines of electromagnetic radiation

the syllable naming the second (supertonic) note of any major scale in solmization

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any of the stiff bony spines in the fin of a fish

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cartilaginous fishes having horizontally flattened bodies and enlarged winglike pectoral fins with gills on the underside

emit as rays

extend or spread outward from a center or focus or inward towards a center

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expose to radiation

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The course of the laser beam requires that it exit the Beamlet facility and penetrate the tee wall precisely in order to enter the Z-Accelerator facility.
In its first try as a Sandia National Laboratories diagnostic tool, the third-biggest laser on earth, Z Beamlet, confirmed that Sandia's Z machine--the most powerful laboratory producer of X-rays in the world--spherically compressed a simulated fusion pellet during a firing, or "shot," of the giant accelerator.
Additionally the electron beam will be treated as charge rings or beamlets [7] to account for their transversal trajectories.
The oncologist wouldn't make a decision based on the intensities of beamlets, but rather on the dose deposited in the patient's body.
Conceptually, an intensity-modulated beam in IMRT can be considered to consist of hundreds of tiny beamlets that have different intensities (Figure 7).
An effective way to do this, which overcomes space charge limits, is to produce these high current beams by merging a large number of high-current beamlets.
With IMRT it is now possible to vary dose intensity using thousands of radiation beamlets and "paint" an irregularly shaped target with radiation while sculpting the dose to avoid adjacent organs.