Compact Linac
18 Mar 2020



An innovative and highly compact electron beam and X-ray source.

STFC ASTeC Compact Linac

​​Compact Linac​​, STFC


The Compact Linac has been developed to investigate the potential for compact linear accelerators to be utilised in application areas such as security scanning, radiotherapy, non-destructive testing and wastewater treatment. ​

The system is housed in a fully shielded radiation test cell with client access to a flexible experimental area.

System Specifications

  • ​Electron beam energy range between 3 MeV and 6 MeV
  • Pulse widths down to 500 ns
  • Pulse repetition rates in the range 1 to 400 Hz​


F​or further information please email ASTeC Business S​upport