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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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Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory originally built the Beamlet laser to serve as the scientific prototype of the National Ignition Facility.
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.
Here, wavefront rotation has been induced on the laser beam, leading to a spatial splitting of this attosecond pulse train into a collection of beamlets containing isolated attosecond pulses.
Typically, tens of thousands of beamlets are included in a TomoTherapy radiation treatment.
Optical filaments are highly intense and non-diffracting self-guided beamlets that form within ultra-short pulsed laser beams.