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Title: The final technical report of the CRADA, 'Medical Accelerator Technology'

Abstract

Under this CRADA, Berkeley Lab and the industry partner, General Atomics (GA), have cooperatively developed hadron therapy technologies for commercialization. Specifically, Berkeley Lab and GA jointly developed beam transport systems to bring the extracted protons from the accelerator to the treatment rooms, rotating gantries to aim the treatment beams precisely into patients from any angle, and patient positioners to align the patient accurately relative to the treatment beams. We have also jointly developed a patient treatment delivery system that controls the radiation doses in the patient, and hardware to improve the accelerator performances, including a radio-frequency ion source and its low-energy beam transport (LEBT) system. This project facilitated the commercialization of the DOE-developed technologies in hadron therapy by the private sector in order to improve the quality of life of the nation.

Authors:
;
Publication Date:
Research Org.:
Lawrence Berkeley National Lab., CA (US)
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE Director, Office of Science (US)
OSTI Identifier:
767626
Report Number(s):
LBNL-46639
R&D Project: 8212R1; TRN: US0100999
DOE Contract Number:  
AC03-76SF00098
Resource Type:
Technical Report
Resource Relation:
Other Information: PBD: 12 Jun 2000
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
43 PARTICLE ACCELERATORS; ACCELERATORS; BEAM TRANSPORT; COMMERCIALIZATION; HADRONS; ION SOURCES; PATIENTS; PROTONS; RADIATION DOSES; STANDARD OF LIVING; THERAPY

Citation Formats

Chu, W.T., and Rawls, J.M. The final technical report of the CRADA, 'Medical Accelerator Technology'. United States: N. p., 2000. Web. doi:10.2172/767626.
Chu, W.T., & Rawls, J.M. The final technical report of the CRADA, 'Medical Accelerator Technology'. United States. doi:10.2172/767626.
Chu, W.T., and Rawls, J.M. Mon . "The final technical report of the CRADA, 'Medical Accelerator Technology'". United States. doi:10.2172/767626. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/767626.
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abstractNote = {Under this CRADA, Berkeley Lab and the industry partner, General Atomics (GA), have cooperatively developed hadron therapy technologies for commercialization. Specifically, Berkeley Lab and GA jointly developed beam transport systems to bring the extracted protons from the accelerator to the treatment rooms, rotating gantries to aim the treatment beams precisely into patients from any angle, and patient positioners to align the patient accurately relative to the treatment beams. We have also jointly developed a patient treatment delivery system that controls the radiation doses in the patient, and hardware to improve the accelerator performances, including a radio-frequency ion source and its low-energy beam transport (LEBT) system. This project facilitated the commercialization of the DOE-developed technologies in hadron therapy by the private sector in order to improve the quality of life of the nation.},
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