A cyclotron able to achieve higher energies by decreasing the frequency of the accelerating electric field as the particles increase in energy and mass.
- Those machines were known as frequency modulated cyclotrons, synchrocyclotrons, or, in the Soviet Union, phasotrons.
- Once the Chicago synchrocyclotron began operating routinely, Fermi returned to experimentation.
- The steel cylinder in front of him holds a document to be laid in the concrete of the synchrocyclotron building.
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