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Title: Beam current controller for laser ion source

The present invention relates to the design and use of an ion source with a rapid beam current controller for experimental and medicinal purposes. More particularly, the present invention relates to the design and use of a laser ion source with a magnetic field applied to confine a plasma flux caused by laser ablation.
Inventors:
Issue Date:
OSTI Identifier:
1162108
Assignee:
Brookhaven Science Associates, LLC (Upton, NY) BNL
Patent Number(s):
8,872,127
Application Number:
13/398,553
Contract Number:
AC02-98CH10886
Resource Relation:
Patent File Date: 2012 Feb 16
Research Org:
Brookhaven National Laboratory (BNL), Upton, NY (United States)
Sponsoring Org:
USDOE
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
42 ENGINEERING

Other works cited in this record:

Rapid cycling medical synchrotron and beam delivery system
patent, October 2008

Method and apparatus for enhanced laser-induced plasma spectroscopy using mixed-wavelength laser pulses
patent-application, July 2002

Laser ion source for low-charge heavy ion beams
journal, July 2009
  • Okamura, Masahiro; Pikin, Alexander; Zajic, Vladimir
  • Nuclear Instruments and Methods in Physics Research Section A: Accelerators, Spectrometers, Detectors and Associated Equipment, Vol. 606, Issue 1-2, p. 94-96
  • DOI: 10.1016/j.nima.2009.03.232

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