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Title: Instrumentation in medical systems

Abstract

The demand for clinical use of accelerated heavy charged-particle (proton and light-ion) beams for cancer treatment is now burgeoning worldwide. Clinical trials are underway at more than a dozen accelerators. Several hospital-based accelerator facilities dedicated to radiation treatment of human cancer have been constructed, and their number is growing. Many instruments in medical systems have been developed for modifying extracted particle beams for clinical application, monitoring the delivery of the treatment beams, and controlling the treatment processes to ensure patient safety. These in turn demand new developments of instruments in controlling beam extraction, beam tuning, and beam transportation at the medical systems.

Authors:
 [1]
  1. Lawrence Berkeley Lab., CA (United States). Accelerator and Fusion Research Div.
Publication Date:
Research Org.:
Lawrence Berkeley Lab., CA (United States)
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE, Washington, DC (United States)
OSTI Identifier:
106620
Report Number(s):
LBL-37193; CONF-950512-317
ON: DE96000118; TRN: 95:022067
DOE Contract Number:  
AC03-76SF00098
Resource Type:
Conference
Resource Relation:
Conference: 16. Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers (IEEE) particle accelerator conference, Dallas, TX (United States), 1-5 May 1995; Other Information: PBD: May 1995
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
55 BIOLOGY AND MEDICINE, BASIC STUDIES; 43 PARTICLE ACCELERATORS; NEOPLASMS; RADIOTHERAPY; ACCELERATOR FACILITIES; BEAM MONITORS; CONTROL SYSTEMS; SPECIFICATIONS; BEAM EXTRACTION; BEAM TRANSPORT; BEAM EMITTANCE; BEAM OPTICS

Citation Formats

Chu, W T. Instrumentation in medical systems. United States: N. p., 1995. Web.
Chu, W T. Instrumentation in medical systems. United States.
Chu, W T. Mon . "Instrumentation in medical systems". United States. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/106620.
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