One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
A device used to carry charge to the terminals of some electrostatic accelerators, consisting of a series of metal bars joined at each end by non-conducting links to form a closed loop.
- ‘A complete home-made laddertron has been made in Beijing HI-13 Tandem Accelerator Laboratory.’
1970s: from ladder + -tron.
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