a type of cyclotron consisting of magnetic sections alternately spaced with sections in which particles are electrostatically accelerated.
a type of particle accelerator similar to a betatron but having an electric field of fixed frequency with electrons but not with protons as well as a changing magnetic field. It is capable of producing very high energies in the GeV range
A type of particle accelerator that accelerates charged subatomic particles (generally protons) in a circular path. Unlike cyclotrons and synchrocyclotrons, in which particles follow a spiral path, synchrotrons consist of a single ring-shaped tube through which the particles loop numerous times, guided by precisely synchronized magnetic fields and accelerated at various points in the loop by electric field bursts. Synchrotrons are currently the most powerful particle accelerators, and the study of high-energy collisions driven by synchrotrons has lead to the discovery of many subatomic particles. See also cyclotron, synchrocyclotron. See Note at particle accelerator.
noun 1. electromagnetic radiation emitted by charged particles as they pass through magnetic fields. synchrotron radiation noun 1. electromagnetic radiation emitted in narrow beams tangential to the orbit of very high energy charged particles, such as electrons, spiralling along the lines of force in a strong magnetic field. It occurs in synchrotron accelerators and in […]
[sing-kroh] /ˈsɪŋ kroʊ/ noun, Electricity. 1. a type of alternating-current motor designed to maintain continuously, at some remote location, the same rotational angle that may be imposed by force upon the electrically connected rotating element of a similar motor.
synchysis syn·chy·sis (sĭn’kĭ-sĭs, sĭng’-) n. The collapse of the collagenous framework of the vitreous humor with liquefaction of the vitreous body.
- Synchysis scintillans
synchysis scintillans synchysis scin·til·lans (sĭn’tə-lānz’) n. An accumulation of cholesterol crystals in the vitreous humor, having the appearance of glistening spots in the eye.