PHASER Design - Technology Innovation Directorate (TID)

This animation shows the proposed design of a future device for X-ray therapy, which researchers hope will be able to deliver radiation powerful enough to blast cancer cells in under a second instead of minutes. The project, called PHASER (pluridirectional high-energy agile scanning electron radiotherapy), relies on novel high-power accelerator structures (shown in bronze) under development at SLAC.



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