Definition of Cyclotron

1. Noun. An accelerator that imparts energies of several million electron-volts to rapidly moving particles.


Definition of Cyclotron

1. Noun. An early particle accelerator in which charged particles were generated at a central source and accelerated spirally outward through a fixed magnetic and alternating electric fields. ¹

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Definition of Cyclotron

1. [n -S]

Medical Definition of Cyclotron

1. Particle accelerator in which a magnetic field causes particles to orbit in circles, and an oscillating electric field accelerates the particles. (09 Oct 1997)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Cyclotron

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Literary usage of Cyclotron

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1. Utilisation and Reliability of High Power Proton Accelerators: Workshop by NEA Nuclear Science Committee (2005)
"It is characterised by having the cyclotron in a shielded area, as small as possible, ... cyclotron injection occurs from the bottom so that maintenance and ..."

2. Journal of the American Chemical Society by American Chemical Society (1879)
"When the irradiating frequency matches the natural cyclotron frequency of A+, ... If the irradiating field is pulsed on and off and the cyclotron resonance ..."

3. Proceedings of the Sixth Meeting of the Task Force on Shielding Aspects of by OECD Nuclear Energy Agency (2004)
"The list of common PET radiopharmaceuticals produced by a medical cyclotron is presented in Table I. During routine operation of a medical cyclotron. ..."

4. Opportunities In High Magnetic Field Science by National Academy of Sciences (U.S.), National Research Council (U. S.) (2005)
"MAGNETIC AND ION cyclotron RESONANCE: APPLICATIONS OF HIGH FIELDS TO BIOLOGY, CHEMISTRY, AND MATERIALS RESEARCH Over the past 50 years, ..."

5. Directory of Federal Laboratory and Technology Resources: A Guide to (1993)
"The cyclotron also performs space application testing of computer chips, CCD's and calibration of instruments for satellites. The central component of the ..."

6. Successes and Difficulties of Small Innovative Firms in Russian Nuclear by Benjamin S Carson, Sr M.D. (2002)
"Later that year, CTI acquired leading cyclotron personnel and technology from the cyclotron Corporation in Berkeley, California. ..."

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