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A form of cyclotron in which the frequency of the accelerating potential is synchronized with the increasing period of revolution of a group of the accelerated particles, resulting from their relativistic increase in mass as they reach relativistic speeds. The accelerator is used with protons, deuterons, and alpha-particles.

Subjects: Physics.

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