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linac

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Pronunciation: /ˈlɪnak
 
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Definition of linac in English:

noun

Short for linear accelerator.
Example sentences
  • Induction linacs, linear accelerators that induce an electromotive force on ions by rapidly changing the strength of a magnetic field inside a vacuum cavity, have proven capable of producing the necessary current.
  • The front-end team led by Gough is responsible for delivering a beam of 2.5 million electron-volt negative hydrogen ions to a half-kilometer-long linac to be built by Los Alamos National Laboratory.
  • The goal is to accelerate a beam of negative hydrogen ions to 2.5 million electron volts and deliver it to the linac.

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