The limiting of a beam of @R05048@ to the required dimensions and angular spread.
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Citation: 'collimation' in IUPAC Compendium of Chemical Terminology, 3rd ed. International Union of Pure and Applied Chemistry; 2006. Online version 3.0.1, 2019. https://doi.org/10.1351/goldbook.C01154 RISBibTexEndNote