Linear induction accelerator approach for advanced radiography

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Recent advances in induction accelerator technology make it possible to envision a single accelerator that can serve as an intense, precision multiple pulse x-ray source for advanced radiography. Through the use of solid-state modulator technology repetition rates on the order of 1 MHz can be achieved with beam pulse lengths ranging from 200 ns to 2 μsecs. By using fast kickers, these pulses may be sectioned into pieces which are directed to different beamlines so as to interrogate the object under study from multiple lines of sight. The ultimate aim is to do a time dependent tomographic reconstruction of a dynamic object. The technology to accomplish these objectives along with a brief discussion of the experimental plans to verify it will be presented.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationProceedings of the IEEE Particle Accelerator Conference
Place of PublicationPiscataway, NJ, United States
PublisherInstitute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc.
Number of pages3
StatePublished - 1998
Externally publishedYes
EventProceedings of the 1997 17th Particle Accelerator Conference, PAC-97 - Vancouver, BC, CAN
Duration: May 12 1997May 16 1997


OtherProceedings of the 1997 17th Particle Accelerator Conference, PAC-97
CityVancouver, BC, CAN

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