ProTec - A Normal-Conducting Cyclinac for Proton Therapy Research and Radioisotope Production

Apsimon, Robert James and Burt, Graeme Campbell and Mitchell, James and Pitman, Sam and Owen, Hywel and Degiovanni, A. (2015) ProTec - A Normal-Conducting Cyclinac for Proton Therapy Research and Radioisotope Production. In: Proceedings of the 6th International Particle Accelerator Conference. JACoW, pp. 3883-3885. ISBN 9783954501687

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Abstract

The ProTec cyclinac proposes the use of a 24 MeV high-current cyclotron to inject protons into a normal-conducting linac pulsed at up to 1 kHz to give energies up to 150 MeV. As well as producing radioisotopes such as 99mTc, the cyclinac also provides proton beams at higher energy with clinically-relevant beam properties. In this paper we present a comparison of linac designs in which S-band structures are used at lower energies prior to injection into a high-gradient X-band structure; issues such as beam capture and transmission are evaluated.

Item Type: Contribution in Book/Report/Proceedings
Departments: Faculty of Science and Technology > Engineering
ID Code: 88863
Deposited By: ep_importer_pure
Deposited On: 21 Nov 2017 20:30
Refereed?: Yes
Published?: Published
Last Modified: 14 Feb 2020 06:51
URI: https://eprints.lancs.ac.uk/id/eprint/88863

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