cosmotron


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Cosmotron

(ˈkɒzməˌtrɒn)
n
(Atomic Physics) a large synchrotron which was used for accelerating protons to high energies (of the order of 1 GeV)
[C20: from cosm(ic ray) + -tron]
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Noun1.cosmotron - a large proton synchrotron; uses frequency modulation of an electric field to accelerate protons
synchrotron - cyclotron in which the electric field is maintained at a constant frequency
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