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syn·chro·tron

(sin'krō-tron),
A machine for generating high-speed electrons or protons, as for nuclear studies.

synchrotron

A cyclotron which accelerates electrons via a pulsating magnetic field, imparting up to 20 MeV of energy. The first medical betatron was opened in the 1950s, but were limited by the low attainable strength of the magnetic field and the size of the magnetic core.

synchrotron

(sĭng′kră-trŏn″)
A particle accelerator used in medical imaging that accelerates positively or negatively charged particles.
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The German Electron Synchrotron DESY intends to build on the Hamburg-Bahr field site, a research center with offices, laboratory space and Neben-/TechnikrEnumen for national and international cooperation partners.
The German Electron Synchrotron DESY is a research center founded in 1959 that operates as an independent foundation within the Helmholtz Association of basic research in the field of particle physics, the construction and operation of accelerator facilities and for research with photons of accelerator-based light sources.
The building is directly attached to the existing building of the electron synchrotron BESSY II.

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