• Definition for "linear accelerator"
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linear accelerator definition

  • noun:
    • An electron, a proton, or a heavy-ion accelerator where routes of the particles accelerated are basically right outlines without circles or spirals. Also referred to as linac.
    • ions tend to be accelerated along a linear road by voltage differences on electrodes over the course
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