About Best Cyclotron Systems

Best Cyclotron Systems, Inc. (BCSI) has been established in Springfield, Virginia, U.S.A., for the design and production of commercial cyclotrons.  The company is a subsidiary of Best Medical International, a company renowned in the field of medical instrumentation and radiation therapy.  Cyclotrons are manufactured and tested at Best Theratronics in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada.  BCSI is currently focused on five different energy cyclotrons: the 15, 25, 30, 35 and 70 MeV negative hydrogen ion accelerators.

Over 24 TeamBest Global Cyclotron Installations Worldwide
Countries with 1 or more installations as of 2021
Armenia Bolivia Borneo Bulgaria
Columbia Cyprus Greece Italy
Kazakhstan Mauritius Mexico Pakistan
Russia United Kingdom United States Uzbekistan
And More to Come!

 

Cyclotrons of Varying Energies

Type of Cyclotron Extraction Energy Characteristics
NEW Best Cyclotrons 1 to 3 MeV Deuterons for materials analysis (Patent Pending)
70 to 150 MeV For Proton Therapy (Patent Pending)
3 to 90 MeV High current proton beams for neutron production and delivery (Patent Pending)
Best 15p Cyclotron 15 MeV (fixed) Proton only, capable of high current up to 1000 Micro Amps, for medical radioisotopes
Best 20u/25p Cyclotron 20 MeV (fixed),
15 to 25 MeV
Proton only, capable of high current up to 1000 Micro Amps, for medical radioisotopes
Best 30u/35p Cyclotron 30 MeV (fixed),
15 to 35 MeV
Proton only, capable of high current up to 1000 Micro Amps, for medical radioisotopes
Best 70p Cyclotron 35 to 70 MeV Proton only, capable of high current up to 1000 Micro Amps, for medical radioisotopes
Best 150p Cyclotron 70 to 150 MeV
(non-variable)
For all Medical Treatments including Benign and Malignant Tumors for Neurological, Eye, Head/Neck, Pediatric, Lung Cancers, Vascular/Cardiac/Stenosis/Ablation, etc. (Patent Pending)

 

Best 6pNEW! Best Compact Cyclotron

  • 6–15 MeV Variable Energy (Patent Pending)
  • 1–1000 μA extracted beam current
  • Capable of producing the following isotopes: 18F, 68Ga, 89Zr, 99mTc, 11C, 13N, 15O, 64Cu, 67Ga, 111In, 124I, 225Ac, 103Pd and more!
  • Simultaneuous 18F and 68Ga at high yield
  • Up to 5 x 1013 neutrons per second from external target
  • 21 stripping foils at each stripping port for 2 minute rapid change

 

B70 Cyclotron

Below are photographs of the 70p Cyclotron installed in Legnaro, Italy.  All pictures courtesy of Laboratori Nazionali di Legnaro.

B70 Cyclotron Pic 1

B70 Cyclotron Pic 2

B70 Cyclotron Pic 3

Additional cyclotron photos will be added to this page in the near future.

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