Multiple charged Carbon-Ion Production for the Heavy Ion Therapy

A. Kitagawa, T. Fujita, M. Muramatsu, N. Sasaki, W. Takasugi, M. Wakaisami, S. Biri & A. Drentje
Background: Although the best ion species principally depends on the type and location of a tumor, a carbon ion beam was finally chosen at HIMAC due to its better biological dose distributions than helium or neon under the typical depth and thickness of a tumor. For almost components of the facility,[for full text, please go to the a.m. URL]