A particle accelerator in which the particles travel in a succession of semicircular orbits of increasing radii under the influence of a magnetic field and are accelerated at the beginning of each such orbit by traversing an electric field produced by a high-frequency generator.
PAC, 1982, 54, 1533
(Glossary of terms used in nuclear analytical chemistry (Provisional))
on page 1539
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