Van de Graaff accelerator, 1920-1979

1920-1979 in England

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1 MeV Van de Graaff accelerator by High Voltage Engineering Corporation (HVEC ) used at the Clarendon Laboratory, University of Oxford to generate X-rays and to make exotic kinds of atomic nuclei.

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van der graaff accelerator
University of Oxford (Dept. of Physics)
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