ePubs

The open archive for STFC research publications

Full Record Details

Persistent URL http://purl.org/net/epubs/work/34087965
Record Status Checked
Record Id 34087965
Title Thin Internal Target Studies in a Compact FFAG
Contributors
Abstract The production of radioisotopes using a thin internal target and recycled beam within a compact FFAG design has been studied. Radioisotopes have a wide range of uses in medicine, and recent disruption to the supply chain has seen a renewed effort to find alternative isotopes and production methods. The FFAG design features separate sector magnets with non-scaling, non-linear field gradients which are optimized with magnet geometry to achieve isochronisity at the level of 0.3%, sufficient for Continuous Wave (CW) operation. Simulations have demonstrated that beam currents of up to 10mA can comfortably be achieved with this design. To further improve production efficiency a thin internal target, where the beam passes through the target and is recirculated, may be used. This setup ensures that production takes place within a narrow energy range, potentially increasing production rates and reducing impurities.
Organisation PPD , STFC
Keywords
Funding Information
Related Research Object(s):
Language English (EN)
Type Details URI(s) Local file(s) Year
Paper In Conference Proceedings In 8th International Particle Accelerator Conference (IPAC'17), Copenhagen, Denmark, 14-19 May 2017, (2017): 2411-2413. http://accelconf.…/papers/tupva133.pdf 2017
Showing record 1 of 1
RCUK
Science and Technology Facilities Council Switchboard: 01793 442000