Progress in Laser-Driven Ion Acceleration towards Applications in Radiotherapy

P. McKenna, M. Borghesi, D. Neely, Z. Najmudin, M. Zepf, K. Prise

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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.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationCLEO: Applications and Technology
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Jun 2014

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McKenna, P. ; Borghesi, M. ; Neely, D. ; Najmudin, Z. ; Zepf, M. ; Prise, K. / Progress in Laser-Driven Ion Acceleration towards Applications in Radiotherapy. CLEO: Applications and Technology. 2014.
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CLEO: Applications and Technology. 2014.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

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