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The Beginnings of Accelerators in Medicine

  • Ugo Amaldi
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Abstract

With the discovery of X-rays in 1895, Wilhelm Röntgen originated a series of completely unforeseen developments in fundamental physics, but he also opened a new era in medical diagnosis and the treatment of cancer.

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Nobel Prize Marie Curie Homeopathic Medicine Anger Camera Electrostatic Deflector 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Ugo Amaldi
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  1. 1.CERN Europ. Organization for Nuclear ResearchGeneva 23Switzerland

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