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be·ta·tron

(bā'tă-tron),
A circular electron accelerator that is a source of either high energy electrons or x-rays.

betatron

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 was limited by the low attainable strength of the magnetic field and the size of the magnetic core.

be·ta·tron

(bā'tă-tron)
A circular electron accelerator that is a source of either high energy electrons or x-rays.

be·ta·tron

(bā'tă-tron)
A circular electron accelerator that is a source of either high energy electrons or x-rays.