Instruments and Experimental Techniques

, Volume 58, Issue 4, pp 552–561 | Cite as

Transversally-flat dose field formation and primary radiobiological exercises with the carbon beam extracted from the U-70 synchrotron

  • Yu. M. Antipov
  • G. I. Britvich
  • S. V. Ivanov
  • M. Yu. Kostin
  • O. P. Lebedev
  • E. A. Lyudmirskii
  • A. V. Maksimov
  • V. A. Pikalov
  • A. P. Soldatov
  • G. V. Khitev
  • S. E. Ul’yanenko
  • A. A. Lychagin
  • E. V. Isaeva
  • E. E. Beketov
  • M. V. Troshina
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Abstract

We describe a technique for attaining extended transversally-flat paraxial dose fields with the intermediateenergy carbon beam slowly extracted at the magnetic-field flat-bottom from the IHEP U-70 synchrotron. To this end, a fixed-radius circular beam sweep with the aid of a compact electromechanical wobbler with rotating permanent dipole magnets is applied. A technique for tuning the beam transfer line and the irradiation facility proper at the interim radiobiological workbench with an external fixed target is substantiated. A brief description of its engineering implementation is presented. Results of the successful experimental verification of the technique in question with a carbon nuclear beam from the U-70 machine are reported, in particular, results of the primary radiobiological exercises accomplished in cooperation with the scientists at the MRRC of the Russian Ministry of Healthcare.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Yu. M. Antipov
    • 1
  • G. I. Britvich
    • 1
  • S. V. Ivanov
    • 1
  • M. Yu. Kostin
    • 1
  • O. P. Lebedev
    • 1
  • E. A. Lyudmirskii
    • 1
  • A. V. Maksimov
    • 1
  • V. A. Pikalov
    • 1
  • A. P. Soldatov
    • 1
  • G. V. Khitev
    • 1
  • S. E. Ul’yanenko
    • 2
  • A. A. Lychagin
    • 2
  • E. V. Isaeva
    • 2
  • E. E. Beketov
    • 2
  • M. V. Troshina
    • 2
  1. 1.Institute for High Energy Physics (IHEP)National Research Centre Kurchatov InstituteProtvino, Moscow oblastRussia
  2. 2.Medical Radiological Research Center (MRRC)Ministry of Healthcare of the Russian FederationObninsk, Kaluga oblastRussia

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