storage ring

Also found in: Thesaurus, Acronyms, Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.
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)
Based on WordNet 3.0, Farlex clipart collection. © 2003-2012 Princeton University, Farlex Inc.
References in periodicals archive ?
The electrons are then deflected out of the booster into the storage ring, where they accumulate to a stored current of 300 milliamps.
It has two synchrotrons, a 3.5 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.
The grill also has a flip-back lid, a slide-on ash catcher and a condiment storage ring.
X-rays at the APS are produced by electrons that are accelerated to high energies, moving at nearly the speed of light as they pass though magnet arrays in a 1.1-kilometer circular storage ring. X-rays are emitted from the storage ring into beamlines, which are equipped with experimental end stations.
An upgrade of the Beijing Electron-Positron Collider (BEPCII) officially entered its second phase this past July with the dismantlement of the 17-yr old single storage ring and the installation of a new double ring system.
Use of a tensor polarized deuteron target avoids the 1/A suppression, and a test using a few hundred MeV polarized proton beam is planned for the COoler SYnchrotron storage ring facility (COSY) at the Institut fur Kernphysik (IKP) Juelich, Germany by the Time Reversal Invariance Test at COSY collaboration (TRIC).
The electron beam is then transferred into the 54-metre diameter storage ring at a current of up to 500 milli-amps Bending magnets accelerate or bend the electron beam.
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.Y.
From the LANSCE linear accelerator 800 MeV H beam pulses are injected into the Proton Storage Ring (PSR).