Translation: from english

charged particles accelerator

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  • Accelerator — may mean:*Accelerator (car) (also gas pedal ), that controls the engine speed of an automobile *accelerator (chemistry), a substance that increases the rate of a chemical reaction *Accelerator (computing) to speed a function in computer hardware… …   Wikipedia

  • accelerator — [ak sel′ər āt΄ər, ak sel′ə rāt΄ər; əksel′ər āt΄ər, əksel′ə rāt΄ər] n. 1. a person or thing that accelerates or increases the speed of something; specif., a) a device, such as the foot throttle of an automobile, for increasing the speed of a… …   English World dictionary

  • accelerator — ► NOUN 1) a foot pedal which controls the speed of a vehicle s engine. 2) Physics an apparatus for accelerating charged particles to high velocities. 3) a substance that speeds up a chemical process …   English terms dictionary

  • accelerator — 1. Anything that increases rapidity of action or function. 2. In physiology, a nerve, muscle, or substance that quickens movement or response. 3. A catalytic agent used to hasten a chemical …   Medical dictionary

  • accelerator — noun Date: 1552 one that accelerates: as a. a muscle or nerve that speeds the performance of an action b. a device (as a pedal) for controlling the speed of a motor vehicle engine c. a substance that speeds a chemical reaction d. an apparatus for …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • accelerator — noun 1》 a foot pedal which controls the speed of a vehicle s engine. 2》 Physics an apparatus for accelerating charged particles to high velocities. 3》 a substance that speeds up a chemical process …   English new terms dictionary

  • accelerator — n. 1 a device for increasing speed, esp. the pedal that controls the speed of a vehicle s engine. 2 Physics an apparatus for imparting high speeds to charged particles. 3 Chem. a substance that speeds up a chemical reaction …   Useful english dictionary

  • Charged-particle radiation therapy — is a type of external radiation therapy that uses a particle accelerator to fire high energy particles (such as protons or carbon nuclei[1]) that kill cancer cells. This method causes less damage to nearby healthy tissue than traditional… …   Wikipedia

  • Accelerator mass spectrometry — Infobox chemical analysis name = Accelerator mass spectrometry caption =Accelerator mass spectrometer at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory acronym = AMS classification =Mass spectrometry analytes = Organic molecules Biomolecules… …   Wikipedia

  • particle accelerator — accelerator (def. 7). [1945 50] * * * Device that accelerates a beam of fast moving, electrically charged atoms (ions) or subatomic particles. Accelerators are used to study the structure of atomic nuclei (see atom) and the nature of subatomic… …   Universalium

  • Particle accelerator — Atom smasher redirects here. For other uses, see Atom smasher (disambiguation). A 1960s single stage 2 MeV linear Van de Graaff accelerator, here opened for maintenance A particle accelerator[1] is a device that uses electromagnetic fields to… …   Wikipedia

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