Variable-Energy Particle Accelerators


CONSIDERABLE interest has recently been shown in the heavy-particle, and in particular proton, accelerators that are capable of delivering, with a narrow spectrum, a wide range of output energies. Interest has been focused on two ranges of proton energies: 3–15 or 20 MeV. and 3–50 MeV., with an easing of the requirements concerning permissible width of spectrum at the higher energies.

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GALLOP, J. Variable-Energy Particle Accelerators. Nature 179, 492 (1957) doi:10.1038/179492a0

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