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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 of high-energy physics
1960-1965
1960-65
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Examples from the web for high-energy physics
  • 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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