synchrocyclotron

noun syn·chro·cy·clo·tron \ ˌsiŋ-(ˌ)krō-ˈsī-klə-ˌträn , ˌsin- \

Definition of synchrocyclotron

: a modified cyclotron that achieves greater energies for the charged particles by compensating for the variation in mass that the particles experience with increasing velocity

First Known Use of synchrocyclotron

1947

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