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high-energy physics

[hahy-en-er-jee] /ˈhaɪˈɛn ər dʒi/
noun
1.
the branch of particle physics that deals with the collisions of particles accelerated to such high energies that new elementary particles are created by the collisions.
Origin
1960-1965
1960-65
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  • Another niche where powerful superconducting magnets are indispensable is high-energy physics.
  • Below is a list of laboratories around the world conducting high-energy physics experiments with particle accelerators.
  • Antimatter is a reverse-charged form of normal matter seen in some high-energy physics particle collisions.
  • The situation is reversed in high-energy physics, where there are too many physicists and not enough positions.
  • Designers took tiny, flexible optical fibers developed for high-energy physics experiments and wove them into ordinary fabric.
  • But all three agree that high-energy physics is facing an uncertain long-term future.
  • Loop divergences have nothing to do with our knowledge of high-energy physics.
  • Unlike politics, high-energy physics doesn't care about equality.
  • The total budget for high-energy physics worldwide is probably a few billion dollars per year.
  • Ever-higher beam energy is a constant goal in high-energy physics, so magnets must be made both stronger and more cost-effective.
British Dictionary definitions for high-energy physics

high-energy physics

noun
1.
another name for particle physics
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