betatron


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accelerates a continuous beam of electrons to high speeds by means of the electric field produced by changing magnetic flux

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To avoid the slow crossing of betatron resonances associated with a typical low energy-gain per turn, the first FFAGs designed and constructed so far have been based on the "scaling" principle.
Another finalist was Dr John A Mills, radiotherapy physics manager at University Hospitals Coventry and Warwickshire NHS Trust, for his Compact Betatron Total Skin Electron Treatment Unit.
To extend the lifetime the vertical betatron oscillation is excited (13,14), causing the vertical angular spread and beam size to increase.
SURF I operated in a betatron mode and relied upon the laminated design to reduce electrical losses due to eddy currents.
The betatron machine was brought from Russia by JME Engineering and given to Walsgrave for development.