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particle beam

Syllabification: par·ti·cle beam

Definition of particle beam in English:

noun

A concentrated stream of subatomic particles, generated in order to cause collisions between particles that will shed new light on their nature and structure.
Example sentences
  • Lichtenberg Figures are electrical discharges that have been permanently captured within clear acrylic plastic, combining the technologies of particle beam and dielectric physics with the natural beauty of fractals.
  • Says Corlett, ‘The quality of any particle beam depends heavily upon its feedback system.’
  • Consequently, the charged particle beam can be applied uniformly to the irradiation object and an irradiation time of the charged particle beam to the irradiation object can be curtailed.

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