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Beam guide system

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The beam guide system leads ions of a chosen energy to the target. A switching magnet guides the ions to one of five available beam lines. The ions hit a target located and the end of the beam line, (Figure 1) and the reactions of the ions with the nuclei in the target material produce neutrons or high-energy photons used for experiments.

The schematic overview (Figure 2) shows the main elements of the beam guide system.

Figure 1

Figure 2