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Radiation emitted by particles in accelerator

  1. Oct 29, 2011 #1
    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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  3. Oct 29, 2011 #2

    clem

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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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