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.
More example sentences
- 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.
Definition of wiggler in:
- The US English dictionary