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Berkeley Accelerator Space Effect Facility
Lawrence Berkeley Lab, Berkeley, CA
Contact: Peggy McMahan 510-486-5980 or mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org
- Proton beam from 1 to 55 MeV
- Neutron production through deuteron breakup.
- Proton energies from 1 to 55 MeV.
- Less than 1% energy spread (FWHM).
- Maximum beam current is 10 - 20 μA.
- Flux can be controlled from 100 to 109 p/cm2-sec.
- User control of flux is available.
- Spot size up to 16 cm with 5% uniformity.
- Energy change via degrader or tuning requires 60 minutes.
- Dosimetry methods include ion chamber, scintillators and Faraday cup.
- Dosimetry calibrated using scintillator/FC.
- Quasi-monoenergetic neutrons produced by deuteron breakup.
- Energy spectrometry using time of flight and activation foil methods.
- Thermal neutrons with characterized spectrum.
- Neutron spectrum under development
- Cost is $1036 / hour.
- 1 hour minimum.
- Energy changes require up to 4 hours.
- Available 24 hours / day in 8 hour shifts.
- Available 104 days / year.
- Typical schedule lead time is 2 to 8 weeks.
- Nearest airport is Oakland, CA
- No access restrictions.
- Shipping & receiving available.
- Typical shipping lead time from non-US addresses is 2 weeks.
- Customs broker available.
- Support staff available.
- Storage for irradiated materials provided.