Linear Accelerators

Designates structures in which electrons, protons, or heavy ions are accelerated along a straight line by the action of alternating voltages.

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Go Historic ID
17812
Names
linear accelerators
linear accelerator
accelerator, linear
accelerators, linear
linac
linacs
lineaire versnellers Dutch
lineaire versneller Dutch
aceleradores líneales Spanish
acelerador líneal Spanish
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Bibliography

  1. 1.  The Getty Art & Architecture Thesaurus, 300120670. The J. Paul Getty Trust.