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lin·ac

 (lĭn′ăk′)
[lin(ear) ac(celerator).]

linac

(ˈlɪnæk)
n
(Nuclear Physics) short for linear accelerator
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.linac - ions are accelerated along a linear path by voltage differences on electrodes along the path
atom smasher, particle accelerator, accelerator - a scientific instrument that increases the kinetic energy of charged particles
microwave linear accelerator - linear accelerator that uses microwaves
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There will also be support for Southern DHB to get the LINAC it recently purchased up and running faster, and Auckland and Northland DHBs are looking to put a machine in Northland in future.
"The installation of LINAC (Versa HD) in the centre is definitely great news for patients in Bahrain.
Linac 4 replaces Linac 2, which itself replaced Linac 1 - the only supplier of protons to CERN's synchrotrons until 1978.
In radiation therapy treatments with high energy LINAC (>10MV), the inevitable production of neutrons occurs and contributes an additional dose to the patient due to the materials used [4].
co.uk the North Wales Cancer Appeal, formerly the Ron & Margaret Smith Appeal, donated PS950,000 towards the new Linac machine.
"Bringing in landscape, light, and color palettes that were soothing was very important," Yazdani says, "and one of the main features is the Zen garden, which is immediately visible from the LINAC rooms." This particular feature, which allows patients access to nature even within a space as necessarily closed-off as this one, really caught the jury's eye.
Advanced Oncotherapy's team based at CERN in Geneva focuses on the development of a proprietary proton accelerator called Linac Image Guided Hadron Technology (LIGHT).
The second part, a field lamp for any Varian Linac equipped with a Millennium MLC 12V 100W (RadParts part number: 55 9208-00/Varian part number: 67-489011) is discounted from $15 to just $10.
The $1 million vault or bunker that houses the new $5 million linear accelerator, referred to as LINAC, is still under construction in the hospital's Simonds-Sinon Regional Cancer Center.
Its study looked at equipment such as MRI and CT scanners which are used to diagnose illness, and "linear accelerator" (linac) machines, used in radiotherapy.