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First Proton Beam was Generated at TAEK-PAF

First proton beam was generated and accelerated at the Proton Accelerator Facility (PAF) on June 18, 2011 (Saturday) at 09:50. The beam current and energy were 3 micro Ampere and 3 MeV, respectively. The tests are continuing on accelerator system as scheduled. The cyclotron type of accelerator at the Facility (Cyclone 30 designed and manufactured by IBA) is the first one in Turkey with the energy of 30 MeV.

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