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A particle accelerator used to bring about collisions between particles or atoms in order to study their behavior or create isotopes.


(Atomic Physics) physics a particle accelerator in which beams of particles are made to collide


(kəˈlaɪ dər)
a particle accelerator in which oppositely charged particles circulate in opposite directions and collide head-on.
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Noun1.collider - an accelerator in which two beams of particles are forced to collide head on
atom smasher, particle accelerator, accelerator - a scientific instrument that increases the kinetic energy of charged particles
electron accelerator - collider that consists of an accelerator that collides electrons and positrons
proton accelerator - a collider that collides beams of protons and antiprotons
superconducting supercollider - a collider that operates at very low temperatures
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They might then Be accessible not only--in colliders but in small-scale, tabletop experiments as well, say researchers at Stanford University and the Abdus Salam International Centre for Theoretical Physics (ICTP) in Trieste, Italy.
The Standard Model (SM) of the particle physics agrees with experimental results from the operating colliders. The first run of the Large Hadron Collider (LHC) brought the expected Higgs boson discovery, so a crucial part of the SM has been completed.
The project ~PHENOMENOLOGY OF ELECTROWEAK AND STRONG INTERACTIONS AT HIGH-ENERGY COLLIDERS~ proposed by the applicant in collaboration with the Department of Physics at the Aris- totle University of Thessaloniki, is aimed at contributing to the intensive phenomenological studies needed to investigate particle physics at the very high energy scales attainable during the next ten years with the running and planned colliders, such as LEP 11, HERA, LHC and the Linear Collider.
245), workers on both sides of the Pacific are this week gingerly firing up the particle beams of their newly assembled electron-positron colliders.
Construction of linear [e.sup.+][e.sup.-] colliders (or dedicated linac) and muon colliders (or dedicated muon ring) tangential to the future circular [micro]p colliders, FCC or SppC, as shown in Figure 1, will give opportunity to use highest energy proton beams in order to obtain highest center of mass energy in lepton-hadron and photon-hadron collisions (for earlier studies on linac-ring type ep, [gamma]p, eA, and [gamma]A colliders, see reviews [6, 7] and papers [8-14]).
The partners are thought to be so heavy that they would be created only infrequently, if at all, at the energies provided by today's colliders.
This study is intended to be suitable at [e.sup.+][e.sup.-] colliders or muon colliders.
In this massive accumulation of data, researchers may catch a glimpse of new, rarely produced particles or traces of heavy particles that can't be produced in existing colliders but make their presence felt indirectly in the observations.
The high luminosity large hadron collider and future circular collider will push the collision luminosity for high energy and luminosity particle colliders.
Particle colliders are very large "atom smashers" that improve our understanding of the fundamental building blocks and forces that make up the universe.
It is correct that some technological developments, like strong magnets, benefit from these particle colliders and that particle physics positively contributes to scientific education in general.
'Proton colliders have been the tool-of-choice for generations to venture new physics at the smallest scale.