Desktop accelerators - Going up?

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Abstract

Treating cancer with beams of high-energy protons is just one of the exciting possibilities presented by the advent of laser-based particle accelerators. But how soon will these devices reach the performance levels needed for such applications, and how will these improvements be made?
LanguageEnglish
Pages11-12
Number of pages2
JournalNature Physics
Volume2
Issue number1
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 1 Jan 2006

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Keywords

  • cancer
  • oncology
  • laser-based particle accelerators
  • high-energy protons
  • high-energy quasi-monoenergetic electron beams

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Ledingham, Kenneth. / Desktop accelerators - Going up?. In: Nature Physics. 2006 ; Vol. 2, No. 1. pp. 11-12.
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In: Nature Physics, Vol. 2, No. 1, 01.01.2006, p. 11-12.

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