A 3He{sup +}{sup +} RFQ accelerator for the production of PET isotopes

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Project status of the 3He{sup +}{sup +} 10.5 MeV RFQ Linear Accelerator for the production of PET isotopes will be presented. The accelerator design was begun in September of 1995 with a goal of completion and delivery of the accelerator to BRF in Shreveport, Louisiana by the summer of 1997. The design effort and construction is concentrated in Lab G on the Fermilab campus. Some of the high lights include a 25 mA peak current 3He` ion source, four RFQ accelerating stages that are powered by surplus Fermilab linac RF stations, a gas jet charge doubler, and a novel 540 ... continued below

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Pasquinelli, R.J. & Collaboration, E887 May 1, 1997.

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Project status of the 3He{sup +}{sup +} 10.5 MeV RFQ Linear Accelerator for the production of PET isotopes will be presented. The accelerator design was begun in September of 1995 with a goal of completion and delivery of the accelerator to BRF in Shreveport, Louisiana by the summer of 1997. The design effort and construction is concentrated in Lab G on the Fermilab campus. Some of the high lights include a 25 mA peak current 3He` ion source, four RFQ accelerating stages that are powered by surplus Fermilab linac RF stations, a gas jet charge doubler, and a novel 540 degree bending Medium Energy Beam Transport (MEBT). The machine is designed to operate at 360 Hz repetition rate with a 2.5% duty cycle. The average beam current is expected to be 150-300 micro amperes electrical, 75- 150 micro amperes particle current.

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  • 17. IEEE particle accelerator conference, Vancouver (Canada), 12-16 May 1997

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  • Report No.: FNAL/C--97/129-E
  • Report No.: CONF-970503--138
  • Grant Number: AC02-76CH03000
  • Office of Scientific & Technical Information Report Number: 495655
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc677466

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Pasquinelli, R.J. & Collaboration, E887. A 3He{sup +}{sup +} RFQ accelerator for the production of PET isotopes, article, May 1, 1997; Batavia, Illinois. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc677466/: accessed May 25, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.