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Laser ion acceleration for hadron therapy

 a, b, c,  d,  b, c,  e,  f,  g,  d,  h
a Prokhorov General Physics Institute of the Russian Academy of Sciences, ul. Vavilova 38, Moscow, 119942, Russian Federation
b Kansai Photon Science Institute, Japan Atomic Energy Agency, 8-1-7 Umemidai, Kyoto, Kizugawa-shi, 619-0215, Japan
c Moscow Institute of Physics and Technology (State University), Institutskii per. 9, Dolgoprudnyi, Moscow Region, 141700, Russian Federation
d Technische Universität München, Boltzmannstr. 3, München, 85748, Bundesrepublik Deutschland
e ELI-Beamlines, Institute of Physics, Czech Republic Academy of Sciences, Na Slovance 2, Prague, 18221, Czech Republic
f GSI Helmholtzzentrum für Schwerionenforschung GmbH, Plankstr 1, Darmstadt, 64291, Germany
g Forschungszentrum DresdenRossendorf, Institute of Radiochemistry, Dresden, Germany
h Russian Federation State Scientific Center A.I. Alikhanov Institute ofTheoretical and Experimental Physics, ul. Bolshaya Cheremushkinskaya 25, Moscow, 117259, Russian Federation

The paper examines the prospects of using laser plasma as a source of high-energy ions for the purposes of hadron beam therapy — a possibility which is expected not only on theoretical grounds but also on experimental grounds (ions are routinely observed to be accelerated in the interaction of high-power laser radiation with matter). Compared to therapy accelerators like cyclotrons, laser technology is advantageous in that it is more compact and is simpler in delivering ions from the accelerator to the treatment room. Special target designs allow the radiation therapy requirements on ion beam quality to be satisfied.

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PACS: 41.75.Jv, 52.38.Kd, 87.50.−a, 87.53.Jw, 87.55.−x, 87.56.−v (all)
DOI: 10.3367/UFNe.0184.201412a.1265
URL: https://ufn.ru/en/articles/2014/12/a/
Citation: Bulanov S V, Wilkens Ja J, Esirkepov T Zh, Korn G, Kraft G, Kraft S, Molls M, Khoroshkov V S "Laser ion acceleration for hadron therapy" Phys. Usp. 57 1149–1179 (2014)
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T1 Laser ion acceleration for hadron therapy
A1 Bulanov,S.V.
A1 Wilkens,Ja.J.
A1 Esirkepov,T.Zh.
A1 Korn,G.
A1 Kraft,G.
A1 Kraft,S.
A1 Molls,M.
A1 Khoroshkov,V.S.
PB Physics-Uspekhi
PY 2014
FD 10 Dec, 2014
JF Physics-Uspekhi
JO Phys. Usp.
VO 57
IS 12
SP 1149-1179
DO 10.3367/UFNe.0184.201412a.1265
LK https://ufn.ru/en/articles/2014/12/a/

Received: 3rd, March 2014, 15th, July 2014

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