Biomedical Imaging and Therapy (BMIT-ID) 05ID-2

Overview

The BioMedical Imaging and Therapy (BMIT) beamline is designed for the purpose of imaging biological tissue and conducting radiation therapy research. The BMIT facility will address the interest of scientists and clinicians in the diagnosis and treatment of cancer (breast tumours and paediatric oncology), circulatory and respiratory disease (heart disease and asthma) neurological and behavioural disease (brain and spinal cord injuries, epilepsy), reproductive dysfunction (infertility, menopause, and contraceptives), musculo-skeletal disease and kinesiology (arthritis, athletic injuries), and dental conditions (temporomandibular disorder).

  • Status

    Accepting Proposals, Accepting Letter of Intent, Commissioning

  • Photon Brightness (γ/s/0.1%BW) @ 100 mA

    3 x 10¹² ph (s * mr² * 0.1%bW * mA) @ 20 keV

  • Resolution Δ E / E @ E

    M1 CT:10-3
    M2 CT:10-3
    M3 DEI:10-5
    M4 KES:10-3

  • Beam Size (Horizontal x Vertical)

    220 mm x 11 mm @ 55 m

  • Wavelength

    0.6 – 0.1 Å

  • Energy Range

    25 - 150 keV

  • Source

    Superconducting (SC) Wiggler

Contacts

Beamline Responsible: Denise Miller (306) 657-3815
Beamline Team Leader: David Cooper
Beamline Telephone: (306) 657-3630
 

  • BMIT Executive
    • David Cooper - BBT Leader
    • Juan Ianowksi
    • Paul Johns
    • Rob Lewis
    • Sheldon Weibe

Techniques:

  • Computed Tomography (CT)
  • Conventional absorption imaging
  • In-line (Propogation-based) Phase Contrast Imaging (PBI)
  • K-Edge Subtraction Imaging (KES)
  • Microbeam Radiation Therapy
  • Monochromatic Microbeam Radiation Therapy

Endstation(s):

  • Therapy
    • Custom positioning system. Max. load capacity 136 kg
  • Imaging
    • Custom positioning system. Max. load capacity 450 kg

  • Front row: Ning Zhu, David Cooper (BMIT BeamTeam Leader), Adam Webb, Dean Chapman (Science Director)
    Back row: Sergey Gasilov, Denise Miller

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