The final technical report of the CRADA, 'Medical Accelerator Technology'

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Under this CRADA, Berkeley Lab and the industry partner, General Atomics (GA), have cooperatively developed hadron therapy technologies for commercialization. Specifically, Berkeley Lab and GA jointly developed beam transport systems to bring the extracted protons from the accelerator to the treatment rooms, rotating gantries to aim the treatment beams precisely into patients from any angle, and patient positioners to align the patient accurately relative to the treatment beams. We have also jointly developed a patient treatment delivery system that controls the radiation doses in the patient, and hardware to improve the accelerator performances, including a radio-frequency ion source and its ... continued below

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Chu, W.T. & Rawls, J.M. June 12, 2000.

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Under this CRADA, Berkeley Lab and the industry partner, General Atomics (GA), have cooperatively developed hadron therapy technologies for commercialization. Specifically, Berkeley Lab and GA jointly developed beam transport systems to bring the extracted protons from the accelerator to the treatment rooms, rotating gantries to aim the treatment beams precisely into patients from any angle, and patient positioners to align the patient accurately relative to the treatment beams. We have also jointly developed a patient treatment delivery system that controls the radiation doses in the patient, and hardware to improve the accelerator performances, including a radio-frequency ion source and its low-energy beam transport (LEBT) system. This project facilitated the commercialization of the DOE-developed technologies in hadron therapy by the private sector in order to improve the quality of life of the nation.

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INIS; OSTI as DE00767626

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  • Other Information: PBD: 12 Jun 2000

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  • Report No.: LBNL--46639
  • Grant Number: AC03-76SF00098
  • DOI: 10.2172/767626 | External Link
  • Office of Scientific & Technical Information Report Number: 767626
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc718652

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Chu, W.T. & Rawls, J.M. The final technical report of the CRADA, 'Medical Accelerator Technology', report, June 12, 2000; California. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc718652/: accessed December 15, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.