The new cell irradiation facility at the Lund nuclear probe

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The CELLION project is directed towards the studies on cellular response to targeted single ions. This paper gives an account of the modifications made at the Lund sub-micron beam line in order to create a Single Ion Hit Facility for biological applications within the CELLION project. The most relevant new feature is the specially developed software used to locate the cells. A program for cell recognition and localization that gives the coordinates of the centre of the cells has been designed. The recognition is made online. A picture taken by a microscope is used as input parameter for the recognition program. Using V79 Chinese hamster cells, the recognition procedure can be done in less than 0.5 s for a picture size of 800 x 600 pixels with approximately 96% efficiency. This paper also reports target accuracy test results and the first non-targeted irradiation procedure performed at the Lund sub-micron beam line. (c) 2007 Elsevier B.V. All rights reserved.


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Sidor (från-till)91-96
TidskriftNuclear Instruments & Methods in Physics Research. Section B: Beam Interactions with Materials and Atoms
Utgåva nummer1
StatusPublished - 2007
Peer review utfördJa
Evenemang10th International Conference on Nuclear Microprobe Technology and Applications and 2nd International Workshop on Proton Beam Writing - Singapore, Singapore
Varaktighet: 2006 jul 92006 jul 14

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