Proton and carbon-ion radiotherapy are powerful tools for killing tumor cells, but only if the particles deposit their energy where they’re supposed to.
Interactions between electromagnetic waves and the most energetic ions in a plasma can perturb the orbits of those ions enough to expel them from the confining magnetic field.
SPS Movie Nights
Time and location: 8:00pm in the Bianchi Planetarium
(north of the science buildings, across from the Student Union.)
Next movie: TBD (Fall 2011)