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Accelerators

Accelerators

Physicists study matter by causing particles, accelerated to high energy, to collide with each other. In the high energy collisions, new particles can be created and new processes occur. In these collisions the most fundamental constituents of matter reveal their properties.

 

     
   Accelerators in Use
   Accelerators in Research
   The History of Accelerators
   Discoveries Made with the Help of Accelerators
   Synchrotron Radiation

 

First published: May 15, 2001
Credits: Produced in collaboration with Erik Johansson
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