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Hyperfine Interactions

, Volume 109, Issue 1–4, pp 155–164 | Cite as

Antiproton portable traps and medical applications

  • R.A. Lewis
  • G.A. Smith
  • S.D. Howe
Article

Abstract

Several medical applications utilizing antiprotons stored and transported in a portable Penning trap are considered. These include production of radioisotopes for PET, radiography and radiotherapy. Specifications of a portable antiproton trap suitable for this work are discussed, and progress on the development of such a trap is reported.

Keywords

Positron Emission Tomography Medical Application Dyslexia Antihydrogen Charged Pion 
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© Kluwer Academic Publishers 1997

Authors and Affiliations

  • R.A. Lewis
    • 1
  • G.A. Smith
    • 1
  • S.D. Howe
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of PhysicsPennsylvania State UniversityUniversity ParkUSA
  2. 2.Los Alamos National LaboratoryLos AlamosUSA

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