A Medical Imaging and Radiation Therapy (MIRT) Beamline for the NSLS II
May 9, 2011
Brookhaven National Laboratory, Bldg. 817, Room 4
Workshop Chair: Avraham Dilmanian
We propose the
development of a state-of-the-art medical imaging and radiation therapy
beamline for the NSLS-II, building on the experience and success to date at
NSLS. The justifications for
such a facility are a) the local expertise in medicine and technology in
support of the ideas and demands of a diverse user community, and b) the
specifications of the NSLS-II, making it one of the most suitable facilities
anywhere for use in medical applications.
These specifications include the facilitys 3.0 GeV ring energy, 500
mA top-off ring current and low emittance, the possibility of a high field
superconducting wiggler source for full field, wide fan-beam imaging, and
prospects for having a long beam line for imaging of large animals and
potentially human subjects.
Both basic research and preclinical studies in a wide range of
applications will be conducted at the beam line.
The facility will attract a large number of investigators from the
immediate neighborhood, from the rest of the
Mark Anastasio, Washington Univ. / Fulvia Arfelli, Univ. Trieste / Dean Connor, Jr., Medical Univ. S. Carolina / Avraham Dilmanian, BNL / James Hainfeld, Nanoprobes, Inc. / Albert Hanson, BNL / Donald Harrington, Stony Brook Univ. / Arthur Jenkins, Mt. Sinai School of Medicine / Rob Lewis, Univ. Saskatchewan and Monash Univ. / Hector Lopez, NIBIB / William Moore, SB Radiology / Erik Ritman, Mayo Clinic / Qun Shen, BNL / Daniel Slatkin, MD / Henry Smilowitz, Univ. Connecticut / William Thomlinson, U. Saskatchewan / Zhong Zhong, BNL
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Speakers, please allow 3-5 minutes for questions and answers.Session 1 (morning): Bill Thomlinson, Chair
Session 2 (morning): Lisa Miller, Chair
Session 1 (afternoon): Dean Connor Jr., Chair
Session 2 (afternoon): Rob Lewis, Chair
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