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e·lec·tron beam

a form of radiation used principally in superficial radiotherapy. See: betatron.

e·lec·tron beam

(ĕ-lektron bēm)
Form of radiation used principally in superficial radiotherapy.


any of the negatively charged particles arranged in orbits around the nucleus of an atom and determining all of the atom's physical and chemical properties except mass and radioactivity. Electrons flowing in a conductor constitute an electric current; when ejected from a radioactive substance, they constitute the beta particles.

electron acceptor
see oxidant.
electron beam
the stream of electrons that flows from the anode to the cathode in the x-ray tube and then interacts with the tungsten target to produce x-rays.
electron carrier
a molecule associated with membrane-bound proteins that accepts and transfers electrons.
electron donor
electron micrographs
photographic images of electron microscopic fields.
electron microscope
see electron microscope.
electron microscopy
technology of using an electron microscope.
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With broader packaging trends favoring sustainability, more healthful products, and the need to ensure and communicate product safety to consumers, electron beam based sterilization delivers compelling benefits over conventional technologies.
Electron beam equipment VT01 consists of a hermetically sealed chamber within a diameter of 3 m which is in contact in the upper part with a seven-gun electron beam heater (EBH) on a carriage; the lower part there is the modulus of technological equipment and the billets chamber with the brittle mechanism on a moving platform; on two sides there are two loading chamber is in the horizontal position with the feed mechanisms and replaceable charge containers.
In this study, the influence of electron beam radiation dosage on crosslinking in the presence of various coagents was investigated.
From experimental studies there were obtained different empirical formulas for the penetration of an electron beam into matter.
If we try to realize some experiments of the electron beam hardening, in classical manner, a complete set will suppose a number of 3125 experimental data ([5.
A prototype electron spectrometer that suppresses backscattered events was built and tested with an electron beam.
Further research is needed to determine the resistance of pathogenic bacteria to electron beam irradiation after they adapt to environmental stresses commonly encountered in food processing environments.
company dedicated exclusively to developing electron beam and X-ray irradiation systems.
The electron beam technology uses ordinary electricity to safely eliminate the threat of dangerous bacteria such as E.
A positive electron beam computed tomography test result is considered to be a total coronary artery calcium score in excess of 30 Hounsfield units, added Dr.
Due to its high flexibility and reliability the SB251 is perfectly tailored to the diversified applications ITME is facing now and will be challenged with in the future", comments Wolfgang Dorl, General manager of Vistec Electron Beam.
Using AEB's 16mm 2nd generation ITB electron beam emitter this new product enables a more profitable path to sustainable beverage packaging

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