particle beam definition

  • noun:
    • A beam of atoms or subatomic particles which have been accelerated by a particle accelerating unit, directed by magnets, and concentrated by a lens.
    • A beam of atoms, ions or subatomic particles that's been accelerated by some device and collimated by magnets and/or electrostatic contacts
    • a collimated circulation of particles (atoms or electrons or molecules)

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