Definition of wiggler in English:


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  • 1A person or thing that wiggles or makes something wiggle.
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    • It's this number that Marilyn does and she wasn't much of a dancer, she's just a wiggler.
  • 2 Physics A magnet designed to make a beam of particles in an accelerator follow a sinusoidal path, in order to increase the amount of radiation they produce.
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    • The wiggler converts the electron beam power into laser light.
    • As electrons used to create the laser beam are steered from the linear accelerator around a curve to a wiggler where the laser beam is produced, the electrons give off t-rays.
    • He has consulted at most of the storage ring projects around the world, many of which have installed Halbach design undulators and wigglers.

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