Commissioning and Performance of the HIMAC Medical Accelerator

Abstract

Heavy ions show the excellent dose concentration especially at a position located deep in a human body. This character of heavy ions are well suited for the medical treatment of the cancer. A heavy ion synchrotron complex, HIMAC, has been constructed at NIRS for this purpose. The HIMAC accelerator consists of an injector linac, a couple of synchrotron rings… (More)

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