BEST 25p Cyclotron - specifications

Type of Cyclotron

  • Negative hydrogen ion (H-)
  • External ion source (5 mA DC cusp source)
  • Double beam extraction (multiple foil extraction carousel)
  • Standard:  Two target stations on each side of the cyclotron (total of 4 target stations)
  • Option:  Two Beam Lines (with additional beam line routes downstream of the extracted cyclotron beam)
  • High current solid target stations, 10 kW
  • High current gas target station, 4 kW

Beam Current

  • 400 A extracted beam current
  • Higher currents on request

Beam Energy

  • Extraction energy fixed at 25 and 20 MeV

Magnet

  • Magnet coil ................................................ ~60 kAT
  • Magnet weight .......................................... ~50 tons
  • Geometry ................................................... 4 Sector

RF System

  • Number of Dees ....................................... 2
  • Dee Voltage ............................................... 50 kV
  • RF frequency ............................................. 70 MHz
  • Power required ......................................... 20-22 kW
  • Energy gain per turn ................................. 200 keV

Vacuuum System

  • Base pressure ........................................... <2 x 10-7 Torr
  • Operating pressure ................................... <5 x 10-7 Torr
  • Injection line pressure .............................. <1 x 10-5 Torr
  • Ion source pumps ..................................... 2 turbomolecular pumps
  • Cyclotron pumps ........................................ 2 cryogenic pumps

Control System (Automated)

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

TeamBest® offers full facility design and implementation support.  Production targets using metal, gas and liquid target material together with their separation processes are available from TeamBest®.  Service is provided from the TeamBest® offices throughout the country and the world.

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