Accelerators – Publications


Recent optimization of the beam-optical characteristics of the 6MV van de Graaff accelerator for high brightness beam at the iThemba LABS NMP facilitiy
J L Conradie, M E M Eisa, P J Celliers, J L G Delsink; D T Fourie, J G de Villiers, P M Maine, K A Springhorn, C A Pineda-Vargas:  Elsevier, Nuclear Instruments and Methods in Physics Research B231 (2005) 101-105 Published March 2005

Upgrading of the Accelerator Facilities at iThemba LABS to increase the Production of Radionuclides
N.J. Ncapayi, P.J. Celliers, J.L. Conradie, J.P.A. Crafford, J.L.G. Delsink, G. de Villiers, J. de Villiers, J. Dietrich, H. du Plessis, R.E.F. Fenemore, D.T. Fourie, Z Kormany, I. Mohos ,G.S. Muller, G.S. Price, P.F. Rohwer 1 G.F. Steyn, J.T. van der Walt, M.J. van Niekerk:  The International Symposium on Utilisation of Accelerators, Croatia 5-9 June 2005

Operational experience with beam alignment and monitoring using non-destructive beam position monitors in the cyclotron beamlines at iThemba LABS
J. Dietrich, I. Mohos, Forschungszentrum Jülich, Postfach 1913, D-52425 Jülich, Germany J.L. Conradie, Z Kormany, P.F. Rohwer, P.T. Mansfield, D.T. Fourie, J.L.G. Delsink, M. Sakildien, 7th European Workshop on Beam Diagnostics and Instrumentation for Particle Accelerators held in Lyon, France 6-8 June 2005

New Beam lines for the production of radioisotopes at iThemba LABS
D.T. Fourie, J.L. Conradie, J.L.G. Delsink, P.F. Rohwer, J.G. de Villiers, C. Lussi, J.S. du Toit,
A.H. Botha, 7TH European Workshop on Beam Diagnostics and Instrumentation for Particle Accelerators held in Lyon, France 6-8 June 2005

Continuous Beam phase measurement in a 200 MeV CYCLOTRON
J. L. Conradie, P. F. Rohwer, D.T. Fourie, A.H. Botha, PJ Celliers, J Van Niekerk, H Du Toit, iThemba LABS, P. O. Box 722, Somerset West 7130, South Africa, J. Dietrich, I. Mohos, Forschungszentrum Jülich, Postfach 1913, D-52425 Jülich, Germany, 10th European Particle Accelerator Conference (EPAC), UK, Edinburgh, 26-30 June 2006

Improvements to the iThemba LABS Cyclotron Facilities
J.L. Conradie, P.J. Celliers, J.G. de Villiers, J.L.G. Delsink, H. du Plessis, J.H. du Toit, R.E.F. Fenemore, D.T. Fourie, I.H. Kohler, C. Lussi, P.T. Mansfield, H. Mostert, G.S. Muller, G.S.Price, P.F. Rohwer, M. Sakildien, R.W. Thomae, M.J. van Niekerk, P.A. van Schalkwyk, iThemba LABS, P.O. Box 722, Somerset West 7130, South Africa
Z. Kormány, ATOMKI, P.O. Box 51, H-4001 Debrecen, Hungary
J. Dietrich, T. Weis, Fachbereich Physik, University Dortmund, D-44221 Dortmund, Germany
S. Adam, D. Goetz, P.A. Schmelzbach, Paul Scherrer Institut, CH-5232 Villigen, Switzerland
18th International Conference on Cyclotrons and their Applications, Giardini Naxos Messina, 30 September- 5 October 2007

Beam Profile Measurements based on light radiation of atoms excited by the particle beam
J Dietrich, C Boehme, T.Weis, A.H. Botha, J.L. Conradie, P.F. Rohwer: Proceedings of 22nd  Particle Accelerator Conference 07, Albuquerque, New Mexico, USA, 25-29 June 2007

Development of non-destructive beam current measurement for the iThemba LABS cyclotrons
Z Kormány, ATOMKI, P.O. Box 51, H-4001 Debrecen. Hungary, K. Juhász, Faculty of nformatics, University of Debrecen, Hungary,J.L. Conradie. J.L.G. Delsink, D.J. Fourie. J.V. Pilcher. P.F. Rohwer, iThemba LABS, P.O. Box 722, Somerset West 7131, South Africa.
EPAC08, Genoa, Italy, July 2008

Non-destructive beam position and profile measurements using light emitted by residual gas in a cyclotron beam line
J Dietrich, Forschungszentrum Julich, D-52425 Julich, Germany, C Boehme, T Weis, University Dortmund, D-44221 Dortmund, Germany, L Anthony, A H Botha J L Conradie, J A Crombie, J L G Delsink, J G de Villers .J H du loft, D T Fourie, H W Mostert, P F Rohwer, P A van chalkwyk, iThemba LABS, P 0 Box 722,, Somerset West 7130, South Africa.
EPAC08, Genoa, Italy, July 2008


20 November  & 7 December 2007  Dr Jürgen Dietrich from Forschungszentrum Jülich,
Beam Profile Measurements Based On Interaction With Residual Gas ,

28 January 2008 A. G. Drentje Experiments with a small ECR Ion Source for Carbon Therapy National Institute of Radiological Sciences (NIRS) 4-9-1 Anagawa, Inage, Chiba 263-8555, Japan & KVI    University of Groningen, 9747AA Groningen The Netherlands

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Corporate Profile

Corporate profile of iThemba LABS in February issue of Leadership Magazine p. 68-69

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Physics Masterclasses

The International Masterclasses in Particle Physics will be held on 1st April at iThemba LABS. These classes give secondary school students the opportunity to discover the world of quarks and leptons for themselves.
See Gallery of images from last year's masterclass

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SA-CERN Collaboration

Big data science in South Africa reaching new funding highs through the South African CERN collaboration

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