beamstrahlung

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Blend of beam +‎ bremsstrahlung, coined by John Rees in 1978. [1]

Noun[edit]

beamstrahlung (uncountable)

  1. (physics) The radiation from one beam of charged particles in a storage ring or linear collider caused by its interaction with the electromagnetic field of the other beam.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Limitations on Performance of e+ e- Storage Rings and Linear Colliding Beam Systems at High Energy," http://www.slac.stanford.edu/econf/C781015/pdf/009.pdf