Disktron accelerator

M. Shoji, K. Takahashi, K. Hanamoto, H. Tsuji, M. Tsubakihara, T. Nakabayashi, K. Tsuchida, N. Okada, H. Nakano, K. Furuta, R. Ono, Y. Nakayama, Y. Miyake

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A new type of low-energy ion accelerator has been developed. It includes an eight-storied Disktron generator, newly developed accelerating tubes which hold up to 4 MV/m, both single and tandem acceleration capability, and a compound negative ion source. The Disktron generates 3.2 MV with a dummy load and 2.2 MV with ion beams, and has a voltage stability better than 10-3 at around 1 MV with a corona feedback stabilizer or a generating voltmeter feedback stabilizer only. The highly stabilized voltage of the Disktron has particularly been allowed to form an ion microbeam of about 1-μm diameter.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)2466-2474
Number of pages9
JournalReview of Scientific Instruments
Issue number9
Publication statusPublished - 1993
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Instrumentation


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