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New Ion Source Filament for Prolonged Ion Source Operation on A Medical Cyclotron

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Accelerator Division, TRIUMF, Vancouver, BC V6T 2A3, Canada
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Life Sciences Division, TRIUMF, Vancouver, BC V6T 2A3, Canada
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Instruments 2019, 3(1), 5; https://doi.org/10.3390/instruments3010005
Received: 7 December 2018 / Revised: 8 January 2019 / Accepted: 14 January 2019 / Published: 16 January 2019
(This article belongs to the Special Issue Instruments and Methods for Cyclotron Produced Radioisotopes)
Cyclotrons are an important tool for accelerator sciences including the production of medical isotopes for imaging and therapy. For their successful and cost-efficient operation, the planned and unplanned down time of the cyclotron needs to be kept at a minimum without compromising reliability. One of the often required maintenance activities is the replacement of the filament in the ion source. Here, we are reporting on a new ion source filament tested on a medical cyclotron and its prolonging effect on the ion source operation. View Full-Text
Keywords: ion source; filament; cyclotron; medical isotopes ion source; filament; cyclotron; medical isotopes
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Prevost, D.; Jayamanna, K.; Graham, L.; Varah, S.; Hoehr, C. New Ion Source Filament for Prolonged Ion Source Operation on A Medical Cyclotron. Instruments 2019, 3, 5.

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