Synchrotron

A type of circular accelerator in which the particles travel in synchronized bunches at fixed radius.

See also: Accelerator, Collider, Particle Accelerator, Synchrotron Radiation.

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CERN European Organization for Nuclear Research.
Fermilab A US Department of Energy national laboratory specializing in high-energy particle physics.
Australian Synchrotron A source of highly intense light ranging from infrared to hard x-rays used for a wide variety of research purposes.