PTB Ion Accelerator Facility (PIAF)

Country of installation: Germany

Access to be provided: 140 beam time hours

Contact Information: Dr. Ralf Nolte

Key Information at a glance: Information and check lists on how to apply are available in a single pdf here.

The Physikalisch-Technische Bundesanstalt (PTB) is the National Metrology Institute of Germany. At the PTB Ion Accelerator Facility, protons, deuterium and 4He beams can be provided either by a 2 MV tandetron or by a CV28 cyclotron accelerator. These ion beams can be used directly, for microbeam analysis, or to generate secondary radiation fields – high energy photons, monoenergetic neutrons, or high-intensity neutron beams with broad energy distributions. Pulsed mode of the ion beams with ns time resolution allows for time-of-flight measurements with flight distances up to 30 m

The CV28 cyclotron accelerator at the Physikalisch-Technische Bundesanstalt. (Credit: PTB)

A presentation introducing transnational access to this facility was given at the ChETEC-INFRA Kickoff-Meeting: