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Non-scaling fixed field alternating gradient permanent magnet cancer therapy accelerator

United States Patent

9,661,737
May 23, 2017
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A non-scaling fixed field alternating gradient accelerator includes a racetrack shape including a first straight section connected to a first arc section, the first arc section connected to a second straight section, the second straight section connected to a second arc section, and the second arc section connected to the first straight section; an matching cells configured to match particle orbits between the first straight section, the first arc section, the second straight section, and the second arc section. The accelerator includes the matching cells and an associated matching procedure enabling the particle orbits at varying energies between an arc section and a straight section in the racetrack shape.
Trbojevic; Dejan (Wading River, NY)
The United States of America, as represented by the Department of Energy (Washington, DC)
14/ 285,706
20140252994
May 23, 2014
STATEMENT REGARDING FEDERALLY SPONSORED RESEARCH OR DEVELOPMENT The present invention was made with government support under Contract Number DE-AC02-98CH10886 awarded to Brookhaven National Laboratory by the Department of Energy (DOE). The U.S. government has certain rights in the invention.