Definition of synchrocyclotron in English:


Syllabification: syn·chro·cy·clo·tron
Pronunciation: /ˌsiNGkrōˈsīkləˌträn


  • A cyclotron able to achieve higher energies by decreasing the frequency of the accelerating electric field as the particles increase in energy and mass.
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    • 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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