Definition of synchrotron radiation in English:

synchrotron radiation

Line breaks: syn¦chro|tron ra¦di|ation


[mass noun] Physics
  • Polarized radiation emitted by a charged particle spinning in a magnetic field.
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    • In this model the gamma rays are emitted as synchrotron radiation by electrons that are accelerated to much lower energies.
    • As particles travel through an accelerator, they give off a form of radiation known as synchrotron radiation.
    • Similarly, today's biologists have adopted a plethora of techniques and instruments from physics - such as synchrotron radiation and nuclear magnetic resonance - and are doing very nicely, thank you.

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