Radiation emitted by particles in accelerator

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Hi,
i heard diameter of Particle accelerator is in Km - to reduce the centripetal acceleration of particles being accelerated - is it true?
 

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Meir Achuz
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Yes. The radiated energy (dW) in one orbit is given by dW=88.5 W^4/R, with W in GeV and R in meters.
 

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