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The Arronax cyclotron characteristics

ARRONAX is an isochronous cyclotron with 4 high hill sectors. The overall size of the cyclotron is of the order of 4m. The working RF frequency is 30.45 MHz with an RF cavity composed of two dees at a voltage of 65 kV.
Table 1 summarises the characteristics of the beam for the four types of particles.

Table 1: ARRONAX cyclotron characteristics
Extracted Particles Energy range (MeV) Highest possible current (µAe) most common current range (µAe)
H+ 35 - 70 375 x 2 0.05 – 100 x 2
He2+ 70 70 0.07 – 0.1
HH+ 35 50 0.1 – 1
D+ 15 - 35 50 0.05 – 1.2

The cyclotron has the capacity to send simultaneously proton beams in both opposite beamlines. It is regularly used in this configuration.

For more information, please have a look at http://accelconf.web.cern.ch/AccelConf/IPAC2011/papers/WEPS069.PDF