BEST 14p Cyclotron - specifications

Type of Cyclotron

  • Negative hydrogen ion (H-)
  • Internal ion source, upgradeable
  • External ion source
  • Self shielded, Local shielded or Unshielded
  • Up to 4 extracted beams
  • Up to 4 external targets

Beam Current

  • 100 A with internal ion source
  • 400 A with external ion source

Beam Energy

  • 14 MeV fixed energy extraction
  • Simultaneously dual beam extraction

Magnet

  • Magnet coil ................................................ ~100 kAT
  • Magnet weight .......................................... ~14 tons
  • Geometry ................................................... 4 Sector

RF System

  • Number of Dees ....................................... 2
  • Dee Voltage ............................................... 40 kV
  • RF frequency ............................................ 73 MHz, 4th harmonic
  • Power required ........................................ 8 kW (nominal)
  • Energy gain per turn ................................. 160 keV

Vacuuum System

  • Base pressure ........................................... <1 x 10-6 Torr
  • Operating pressure ................................... <8 x 10-6 Torr
  • Pumps ......................................................... 2 diffusion pumps

Control System (Automated)

  • Computer system ...................................... Standard PC, Windows XP
  • Controllers .................................................. Siemens Industrial PC Modules
  • User console .............................................. Color Monitor
  • Interface ....................................................... Graphical user interface
  • Networking .................................................. Standard thin-wire ethernet hardware

External Production Targets

The cyclotron is supplied with two 18F production targets complete with loading and routing to the production hot cell. Targets for 18F, 11C, 13N, 15O and 64Cu are available.

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