Compact Proton Accelerator for Cancer Therapy

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An investigation is being made into the feasibility of making a compact proton dielectric wall (DWA) accelerator for medical radiation treatment based on the high gradient insulation (HGI) technology. A small plasma device is used for the proton source. Using only electric focusing fields for transporting and focusing the beam on the patient, the compact DWA proton accelerator m system can deliver wide and independent variable ranges of beam currents, energies and spot sizes.

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Chen, Y & Paul, A C June 12, 2007.

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An investigation is being made into the feasibility of making a compact proton dielectric wall (DWA) accelerator for medical radiation treatment based on the high gradient insulation (HGI) technology. A small plasma device is used for the proton source. Using only electric focusing fields for transporting and focusing the beam on the patient, the compact DWA proton accelerator m system can deliver wide and independent variable ranges of beam currents, energies and spot sizes.

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  • Presented at: 2007 Particle Accelerator Conference, Albuquerque, NM, United States, Jun 25 - Jun 29, 2007

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  • Report No.: UCRL-CONF-231936
  • Grant Number: W-7405-ENG-48
  • Office of Scientific & Technical Information Report Number: 919957
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc900582

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Chen, Y & Paul, A C. Compact Proton Accelerator for Cancer Therapy, article, June 12, 2007; Livermore, California. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc900582/: accessed October 17, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.