undulator

noun

un·​du·​la·​tor
-ātə-
plural -s
1
: one that undulates
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2
: a device consisting of a series of magnetic dipoles of alternating polarity into which a stream of particles (such as electrons) moving at relativistic velocity is injected to produce intense essentially monochromatic coherent synchrotron radiation at a very few wavelengths

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“Undulator.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/undulator. Accessed 27 May. 2024.

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