Question #358ad

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Mar 24, 2017

Particle accelerators are fantastic devices used to accelerate subatomic particles, #alpha# - particles etc to very high kinetic energies.

If is necessary to do so for performing experiments in high energy physics as well as other areas of physics, and other sciences.

Examples would include the van de Graaf generator, the Cyclotron, Synchrotron or the Betatron.

I suggest you read more about them in detail if this interests you.