Common control system software for the advanced scanning techniques of PSIs Gantry 2 and the highly efficient passive scattering technique of Optis 2

Chr. Bula, S. Rees & A. Mayor
Background: The PSI Center for Proton Therapy is currently commissioning two new areas for cancer treatment with proton beams. In the Optis 2 area, a highly efficient passive scattering technique is used to treat ocular melanomas. At Gantry 2 advanced scanning techniques are developed and will be applied[for full text, please go to the a.m. URL]