- an accelerator in which protons are raised to energies of several billion electron-volts by modulating the frequency of the accelerating voltage.
Origin of bevatron
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The system is used extensively in experiments with the Bevatron.On-Line Data-Acquisition Systems in Nuclear Physics, 1969
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- a proton synchrotron at the University of California
C20: from BeV + -tron