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Medical Linear Accelerator Unveiled

Medical Linear Accelerator Unveiled  Medical Linear Accelerator Unveiled

A locally-made linear particle accelerator for treating cancer tumors was unveiled at Isfahan University of Medical Sciences on Tuesday (April 9).
Linear accelerators (shortened as linac) are considered as one of the main devices used in cancer treatment. Via electrons and x-rays, the device generates high power that can be used for radiotherapy of cancer cells.
Speaking to Mehr News Agency, dean of the university Tahereh Changiz said the linear accelerator is developed using high technology, producing 6 mega electron-volts (EV) of energy. 

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