Development of electron guns for linacs and dc accelerator. How to construct an electromagnetic linear accelerator linear homopolar or rail gun. The max iv linac will be used both for injection and top. Mass driver electromagnetic catapult coil gun gauss gun a mass driver or an electromagnetic catapult use linear motors to accelerate and catapult objects to high speeds. Magnetic accelerator cannon halopedia, the halo wiki. The magnetic accelerator cannon, also known as the mass accelerator cannon, is a weapon system employed by the united nations space command on its warships and orbital defense platforms. Oxford linac control software university of oxford. With a name like rail gun images of arnold schwarzenegger, with an insanely big gun, blasting away the baddies are inspired. The details of a full simulation of an inline sidecoupled 6 mv linear accelerator linac from the electron gun to the target are presented. Electron beam guns for high energy electron accelerators.
The railgun is a form of linear accelerator, using a electromagnetic force to propell an object. If youre scheduled for radiation therapy using a linac, your radiation oncologist will collaborate with a radiation dosimetrist and a medical physicist to develop. A coilgun, also known as a gauss rifle is a type of projectile accelerator consisting of one or more coils used as electromagnets in the configuration of a linear motor that accelerate a ferromagnetic or conducting projectile to high velocity. Spare parts list o no parts included as we dont hold our own stock of spares as the trust has an allinclusive. The electron gun the buncher the linac itself each part is responsible for a stage in the. Mrilinac therapy is a rapidly growing field, and requires that conventional linear accelerators are operated with the fringe field of mri magnets. Sequential firing of a row of electromagnets accelerates the payload along a path.
Site planning construction information elekta medical linear accelerator document id. An integrated 6 mv linear accelerator model from electron. The physics of magnetic field isolation in a novel compact linear accelerator based mriguided radiation therapy system purpose. The way that these work is that a electrical current is conducted up one rail, across the projectile, and then back down the other rail see picture. Each part is responsible for a stage in the acceleration of the electrons. A mass driver may also be referred to as a coil gun or gauss gun, but those devices are designed with a ferromagnetic magnetically reactive payload in mind. The length of each electrode is determined by the frequency and power of the driving power source and the particle to be accelerated, so that the.
Simulation software for medical linear accelerators that can be used in a. Used elekta synergy linear accelerator for sale dotmed. All existing and contemplated mass drivers use coils of wire energized by electricity to make electromagnets. Home linac parts other parts varian other varian gun driver crowbar relay. It was the longest linear accelerator of the world having length of about 3 kilometers with a capacity to accelerate electrons up to 50 gev. Varian gun driver pulser pcb 80222009 new manufacturing. In almost all coilgun configurations, the coils and the gun barrel are arranged on a common axis. How to construct an electromagnetic linear accelerator. The oxford gray institute linac is controlled entirely by a host pc through usb. The 10 mev accelerator at ebc, and the 9 mev accelerator at ecil, hyderabad, used planar electron guns with 8 mm and 6 mm cathode diameter beam emission areas respectively.
The cathode for these guns is a lab6 pellet of dimensions 10 mm dia. A linear particle accelerator often shortened to linac is a type of particle accelerator that. A mass driver or electromagnetic catapult is a proposed method of nonrocket spacelaunch which would use a linear motor to accelerate and catapult payloads up to high speeds. Essentially large coilguns, macs serve as the primary armament of unsc navy warships and weapon platforms.1330 1491 1235 42 226 33 179 1130 1228 959 609 1242 882 1413 686 600 366 635 454 1524 829 919 75 1000 1297 910 703 116