betatron


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Synonyms for betatron

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

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There are three types of eigenmodes that will be discussed and the electrostatic (ES) and EM approximation willbe used to studythe space charge modes, betatron modes, and transverse magnetic (TM) modes, respectively.
Although the self-injection is a robust method relying on self-focusing, self-compression of the laser pulse and expansion of the bubble (49) that occur during the propagation of relativistic laser pulses, initially heated (accelerated) electrons with large transverse momentum are injected into nonlinear wakefields that excite betatron oscillation of accelerated electrons due to strong focusing field.
Unfortunately this lattice leads to a large betatron tune variation across the required energy range for acceleration as opposed to the scaling lattice.
where [C.sub.q] is Sands' quantum excitation constant (10), [[beta].sub.y] the vertical betatron function, [J.sub.y] the vertical damping partition number, and [rho] the orbital radius.
Accelerator and betatron machines beam these rays at the patients.
This new device, called the betatron (because it accelerated beta particles), made useful electron bombardment possible.
6, in order to shorten the damping time of the betatron oscillation of the positron beam.
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.
But while he admits that he "enjoyed a challenging satisfying profession" dealing with mesotrons cyclotrons betatrons "the giant dipole resonance" and the ever elusive gamma rays he also cautions his readers that some parts of his book "may occasionally even require some advanced [scientific] knowledge to appreciate [them] fully." That being said and the flag duly noted Baldwin's volume is still an entrancing glimpse into the fascinating life and career of a man who served America as a researcher educator inventor local politician and a scientist during some of the country's most challenging times.
What we call in general semantics a scientific orientation is not, therefore, test tubes, or logarithmic tables, or betatrons, or other paraphernalia of science; it is not even an attitude of cold, calculating detachment, as is popularly believed.