Accelerator

Chemistry

A substance that makes vulcanization of rubber occur more quickly or at a lower temperature.

A substance that makes crosslinking in a polymer occur more quickly or at a lower temperature.

Physics

A machine used to accelerate particles to high speeds and thus high energy compared to their rest-mass energy.

See also: Collider, Particle Accelerator, Synchrotron.

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Subjects: Chemistry Physics