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Noun: Cockcroft-Walton voltage multiplier
  1. A high-voltage machine in which rectifiers charge capacitors that discharge and drive charged particles through an accelerating tube
    - Cockcroft and Walton accelerator, Cockcroft-Walton accelerator, Cockcroft and Walton voltage multiplier

Type of: accelerator, atom smasher, particle accelerator

Encyclopedia: Cockcroft-Walton voltage multiplier