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Progress in laser-driven ion acceleration towards applications in radiotherapy

McKenna, P and Borghesi, M and Neely, D and Najmudin, Z and Zepf, M and Prise, K (2014) Progress in laser-driven ion acceleration towards applications in radiotherapy. In: Lasers and Electro-Optics (CLEO), 2014 Conference on. IEEE, Piscataway. ISBN 978155752992

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Abstract

We will outline recent progress, in the UK ASAIL laser-ion acceleration programme, which aims to advance laser-driven ion beams to the point at which they will become a serious alternative to conventional accelerators for radiotherapy.