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10th International Particle Accelerator Conference

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The LhARA Radiobiology Facility for the Centre for the Clinical Application of Particles

Abstract

Recent developments of using lasers interacting with targets for the creation of ion beams offer a possibility to provide beams for radiobiology research. This research aims to precisely study the radiobiological effectiveness of charged particles on various cultures of cells, which is essential to inform next generation hadron therapy treatment plans. The Laser hybrid Accelerator for Radiobiological Applications (LhARA) has been proposed to use a laser driven beam, which will be captured and focused using Gabor Lenses. The beam will be then energy and momentum selected to create a beam for in-vitro cells studies or sent to a post-accelerator ring to create beam for in-vivo studies. The optical design of LhARA is presented in this paper.

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Poster: https://ccap.hep.ph.ic.ac.uk/trac/attachment/wiki/Communication/Conferences/2019/05-19-IPAC/IPAC19_THPGW001_Poster.pdf

Paper: https://ccap.hep.ph.ic.ac.uk/trac/attachment/wiki/Communication/Conferences/2019/05-19-IPAC/IPAC19_THPGW001.PDF

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