Beam optics design and optimization for a superconducting gantry

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WBGB/019 (TimeOut)

WBGB/019

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Paul Scherrer Institute Forschungsstrasse 111 CH-5232 Villigen PSI Switzerland

Speaker

Bin Qin (Huazhong University of Science and Technology)

Description

The novel superconducting (SC) gantry has become a research hotspot with the tendency of compact proton therapy system. The footprint and weight of the gantry can be significant reduced by using SC magnets, and alternating gradient field of local achromatic bending sectors provides large momentum acceptance which means the magnetic field of SC magnets can remain fixed during tumor treatment. We presented a first order beam optics design of a SC gantry. Considering a large momentum deviation of proton beams, second order aberration and fringe field effect have been studied for optics optimization.

Primary author

Runxiao Zhao (Huazhong University of Science and Technology)

Co-author

Bin Qin (Huazhong University of Science and Technology)

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