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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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XAS technique has been applied for different steels at beamline BL8 of the Siam Photon Laboratory (SPL) at Synchrotron Light Research Institute (SLRI), Nakhon Rachasima, Thailand.
Additionally, image acquisition times are about 10x faster than the standard multi-beam synchrotron instrument owing to the significantly larger field of views, together with the fact that full-sized (128x128) FPAs can be used.
The topics include evaluating internal stresses using rotating-slit and two-dimensional detectors, in situ neutron diffraction measurements of the deformation behavior in high manganese steels, the effect of intergranular interaction and lattice rotation on predicted residual stress and textures in austenite and ferrite, evaluating residual stresses at the interface with implant by synchrotron radiation, the effect of process atmosphere on the microstructure and residual stresses after the laser surface hardening of steel, residual stress in coating produced by cold spray, and investigating residual stress/strain and texture in a large dissimilar metal weld using synchrotron radiation and neutrons.
Synchrotron radiation seemed like a good first approximation.
The light from the synchrotron is diverted off into a number of beamlines where it is targeted on experimental samples that are used for academic and industry research.
The 112 Joint Engineering, Environmental and Processing Beamline Experimental Hutch 2 - Jeep EH2 - produces one of the largest high-energy monochromatic X-ray beams of any synchrotron in the world, and also has an exceptionally large sample mounting stage, housed in a specially constructed end-station.
Daresbury Laboratory's Synchrotron (SRS) light source
The Alnwick firm supplies mirrors to research facilities such as Diamond Light Source in Oxford, which uses synchrotron machines for academic and industry research, enabling scientists to break substances down to their molecular structure to understand how they work.
He works with the Australian synchrotron, which began conducting experiments in April 2007.
A collaboration between five state governments, the Commonwealth and New Zealand Governments, 25 Australian universities, CSIRO, ANSTO and other research institutions, synchrotron should drive Australian innovation for years to come, the Minister for Major Projects, Theo Theophanous, said.
Called the Diamond Light Source, it is the most advanced Synchrotron to be built.
Jeffrey Gillow, a researcher at Brookhaven National Laboratory, has been making use of the X-ray microscope at the National Synchrotron Light Source (NSLS) in New York to see extremely fine details of bacteria biochemistry in a technique known as X-ray spectromicroscopy.

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