Proposal of very low cost 5–6GeV synchrotron radiation ring for medical use using permanent magnets and aluminum beam pipe without flanges and bellows

  • Hajime Ishimaru
  • G. William Foster
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We are designing a synchrotron radiation ring of medical application such an angiography for practical uses. Iodine is clinically used as a contrast agent, which has K-edge at an energy of about 33 keV.


Permanent Magnet Storage Ring Beam Pipe Strontium Ferrite Quadrupole Magnet 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Hajime Ishimaru
    • 1
  • G. William Foster
    • 2
  1. 1.KEK High Energy Accelerator Research OrganizationIbaraki 305Japan
  2. 2.Fermi National Accelerator LaboratoryBataviaUSA

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