The most common device used for external beam radiation treatments for patients with cancer is a medical linear accelerator.
What can accelerators be used for?
Food safety, medicine, and manufacturing are some of the uses of the accelerators.
What does a linear accelerator accelerate?
A linac is a type of particle accelerator that speeds up charged particles.
What are the advantages of linear accelerator?
The particles are able to reach very high energies without the need for high voltages.
Which type of targets are used in LINAC?
The prototype medical linac machine has a treatment head.