Cockcroft-Walton accelerator


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Noun1.Cockcroft-Walton accelerator - a high-voltage machine in which rectifiers charge capacitors that discharge and drive charged particles through an accelerating tube
atom smasher, particle accelerator, accelerator - a scientific instrument that increases the kinetic energy of charged particles