storage ring

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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend: ring - container consisting of a set of magnets set in a doughnut-shaped ring around which charged particles from an accelerator can be kept circulating until they are used
atom smasher, particle accelerator, accelerator - a scientific instrument that increases the kinetic energy of charged particles
container - any object that can be used to hold things (especially a large metal boxlike object of standardized dimensions that can be loaded from one form of transport to another)
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The electrons are then deflected out of the booster into the storage ring, where they accumulate to a stored current of 300 milliamps.
5 GeV positron storage ring and an 8 GeV electron storage ring, to be housed in the existing TRISTAN tunnel.
In fact, a 25 MeV electron storage ring is so small that it can easily fit within the footprint of a large desk.
This sign of a shadowy influence has shown up in measurements of muons racing around a large subatomic-particle storage ring at Brookhaven National Laboratory in Upton, N.
The storage ring BESSY II in Adlershof delivers extremely brilliant photon pulses from the long-wave terahertz region to hard x-ray radiation, whereby users can choose the energy range and the polarization of the radiation.
From the LANSCE linear accelerator 800 MeV H beam pulses are injected into the Proton Storage Ring (PSR).
The booster ring and the major dipole magnets for the main storage ring have been ordered and are to be delivered within one year.
Normally, that radiation is generated by electrons pushed to a high energy in a particle accelerator and circulating in a storage ring.
According to the BNL website, NSLS-II will be a new state-of-the-art, medium-energy electron storage ring (3 billion electron-volts) designed to deliver world-leading intensity and brightness, and will produce X-rays more than 10,000 times brighter than the current NSLS facility.
For a weak-focusing storage ring like SURF, most equilibrium parameters can be calculated analytically.
The new building to house the synchrotron and storage ring has been completed.
These particles are accelerated in stages to an energy of 7 gigaelectronvolts, then injected into a storage ring about 1 kilometer in circumference-large enough to encircle a baseball stadium.