Conceptual design of next generation HTS cyclotron

Hiroshi Ueda*, Mitsuhiro Fukuda, Kichiji Hatanaka, Tao Wang, Xudong Wang, Atsushi Ishiyama, So Noguchi, Shigeo Nagaya, Naoji Kashima, Nobuyuki Miyahara

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In recent years, the quality of high-temperature superconducting (HTS) tapes has been improving rapidly, becoming available in sufficient quantity and length, and can be applied to devices for power systems and industrial applications. Therefore, we are carrying out a feasibility study on the application of HTS coil to a medical accelerator system for particle cancer therapy, and designing a new HTS cyclotron that is to be compact, highly efficient, is able to extract high-energy beam and consume less power. In this paper, we report our effort to develop a conceptual magnetic design of a 'next generation HTS cyclotron' using high-temperature superconducting technology.

Original languageEnglish
Article number6376132
JournalIEEE Transactions on Applied Superconductivity
Issue number3
Publication statusPublished - 2013


  • Cyclotron
  • high-temperature superconducting (HTS)
  • medical accelerator
  • particle cancer therapy

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Electronic, Optical and Magnetic Materials
  • Condensed Matter Physics
  • Electrical and Electronic Engineering


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