Conceptual design of a nonscaling fixed field alternating gradient accelerator for protons and carbon ions for charged particle therapy

K. J. Peach, M. Aslaninejad, R. J. Barlow, C. D. Beard, N. Bliss, J. H. Cobb, M. J. Easton, T. R. Edgecock, R. Fenning, I. S.K. Gardner, M. A. Hill, H. L. Owen, C. J. Johnstone, B. Jones, T. Jones, D. J. Kelliher, A. Khan, S. Machida, P. A. McIntosh, S. PattalwarJ. Pasternak, J. Pozimski, C. R. Prior, J. Rochford, C. T. Rogers, R. Seviour, S. L. Sheehy, S. L. Smith, J. Strachan, S. Tygier, B. Vojnovic, P. Wilson, H. Witte, T. Yokoi

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Abstract

The conceptual design for a nonscaling fixed field alternating gradient accelerator suitable for charged particle therapy (the use of protons and other light ions to treat some forms of cancer) is described. 

Original languageEnglish
Article number030101
JournalPhysical Review Special Topics - Accelerators and Beams
Volume16
Issue number3
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 11 Mar 2013

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