Radiological Physics Characteristics of the Extracted Heavy Ion Beams of the Bevatron

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Science  10 Dec 1971:
Vol. 174, Issue 4014, pp. 1131-1134
DOI: 10.1126/science.174.4014.1131


Studies of the depth-ionization properties and the biological effects of heavy ion beams produced at the bevatron have extended work previously done with less energetic beams from other sources. Results indicate that heavy ion beams are suitable for tumor therapy, studies relating to space biology, and fundamental radiobiology.