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ion accelerator
1. A machine in which an electric field produced by external oscillators or amplifiers propels electrons in a straight to produce a beam of highly charged particles.
2. A linear accelerator in which ions are accelerated by an electric field in a standing-wave pattern that is set up in a resonant cavity by external oscillators or amplifiers.
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