Physics of Particles and Nuclei Letters

, Volume 14, Issue 4, pp 658–668 | Cite as

Magnetic system of a superconducting separated-sector cyclotron for hadron therapy

  • V. L. Smirnov
  • S. B. Vorozhtsov
Radiobiology, Ecology and Nuclear Medicine


The development of a cyclotron magnetic system based on superconducting sector magnets is discussed. The cyclotron is conceived as a booster accelerator of a source of 12С6+ ions with energy of 400MeV/nucleon for the purposes of hadron therapy. The results of preliminary investigations aimed at developing such a facility have been reported in our previous papers. In this paper, we consider various configurations of the booster’s magnetic system for various field levels. We also analyze the effects of the positions and shapes of superconducting coils on the magnetic field and select the optimum configuration for the cyclotron’s magnetic system.


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Joint Institute for Nuclear ResearchDubna, Moscow oblastRussia

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