Definition of Cockcroft-walton accelerator
1. Noun. A high-voltage machine in which rectifiers charge capacitors that discharge and drive charged particles through an accelerating tube.
Generic synonyms: Accelerator, Atom Smasher, Particle Accelerator
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1. Utilisation and Reliability of High Power Proton Accelerators: Workshop by NEA Nuclear Science Committee (2005)
"Since the experimental studies in our institute were performed using KUCA and a 300-keV Cockcroft-Walton accelerator [2,3], a proton beam source which ..."