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Desktop accelerators - Going up?

Ledingham, Kenneth (2006) Desktop accelerators - Going up? Nature Physics, 2 (1). pp. 11-12. ISSN 1745-2473

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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?

Item type: Article
ID code: 31222
Keywords: cancer, oncology, laser-based particle accelerators, high-energy protons, high-energy quasi-monoenergetic electron beams , Physics, Neoplasms. Tumors. Oncology (including Cancer)
Subjects: Science > Physics
Medicine > Internal medicine > Neoplasms. Tumors. Oncology (including Cancer)
Department: Faculty of Science > Physics
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    Depositing user: Pure Administrator
    Date Deposited: 13 Jul 2011 09:55
    Last modified: 12 Mar 2012 11:27
    URI: http://strathprints.strath.ac.uk/id/eprint/31222

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