Commissioning and Performance of the Himac Medical Accelerator

  title={Commissioning and Performance of the Himac Medical Accelerator},
  author={Shuhei Yamada},
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, long and complicated beam transport lines, three treatment rooms and four experimental rooms. The maximum energy of the synchrotron is… CONTINUE READING


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