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Neutron production with compact ion linacs
Author(s): Robert W. Hamm
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Paper Abstract

Compact ion linacs based on the radio frequency quadrupole (RFQ) can provide a wide range of neutron energies and fluxes. High current capability and flexibility of accelerated particles and output energies make these modern commercial accelerators well suited for providing either low energy neutrons for activation analysis, radiography and materials research, or high energy neutrons for cancer therapy and physics research. A description of these new compact ion linacs and a discussion of present and future applications using commercially available systems are presented here.

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Date Published: 3 March 1995
PDF: 5 pages
Proc. SPIE 2339, International Conference on Neutrons and Their Applications, (3 March 1995); doi: 10.1117/12.204149
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Robert W. Hamm, AccSys Technology, Inc. (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 2339:
International Conference on Neutrons and Their Applications
George Vourvopoulos; Themis Paradellis, Editor(s)

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