Success Stories

June 8, 2022

Accelerating the development of proton beam therapy

Challenge In December 2018 The Christie became the first NHS hospital to treat cancer patients with high energy proton beam therapy (PBT). PBT has significant advantages over traditional radiotherapy as protons can be made to ‘stop’ in the tumour. This…
March 16, 2022

A New Process for Leather Tanning

Lancaster University  Investigators: Robert Apsimon (Lancaster University); Rebecca Seviour (University of Huddersfield) and Will Wise (University of Northampton)  A team at Lancaster University in collaboration with the Universities of Huddersfield and Northampton are using particle accelerators to develop a new…
January 7, 2022

Beam Diagnostics Development

 Beam diagnostics systems are essential constituents of any particle accelerator; they reveal the properties of a beam and how it behaves in a machine. Without an appropriate set of diagnostic elements, it would simply be impossible to operate any accelerator…