BEST 35p Cyclotron - specifications

Type of Cyclotron

  • Negative hydrogen ion (H-)
  • External ion source
  • Simultaneous double beam extraction
  • Custom design beam line configuration
      (4 to 6 beam lines)

Beam Current

  • 1 mA, combined beam current

Beam Energy

  • 15 to 35 MeV variable energy extraction

Magnet

  • Magnet coil ................................................ ~98 kAT
  • Magnet weight .......................................... ~55 tons
  • Geometry ................................................... 4 Sector

RF System

  • Number of Dees ....................................... 2
  • Dee Voltage ............................................... 50 kV
  • RF frequency ............................................. 70 MHz, 4th harmonic
  • Power required ......................................... 22 kW (nominal)
  • Energy gain per turn ................................ 200 keV

Vacuuum System

  • Ion source ................................................... <1 x 10-5 Torr
  • Main tank ..................................................... <5 x 10-7 Torr
  • Pumps ......................................................... 2 cryogenic pumps

Control System (Automated)

  • Computer system ...................................... Standard PC, Windows XP or later
  • 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 high current solid target stations and high current gas target stations.

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