A homemade computer code for designing a Side-Coupled Linear Accelerator (SCL) is written. It integrates a simplified model of SCL tanks with the Particle Swarm Optimization (PSO) algorithm. The computer code main aim is to obtain useful guidelines for the design of Linear Accelerator (LINAC) resonant cavities. The design procedure, assisted via the aforesaid approach seems very promising, allowing future improvements towards the optimization of actual accelerating geometries.

Design of Linear Accelerator (LINAC) tanks for Proton Therapy via Particle Swarm Optimization (PSO) and Genetic Algorithm (GA) approaches

D. Laneve;PRUDENZANO, Francesco
2015

Abstract

A homemade computer code for designing a Side-Coupled Linear Accelerator (SCL) is written. It integrates a simplified model of SCL tanks with the Particle Swarm Optimization (PSO) algorithm. The computer code main aim is to obtain useful guidelines for the design of Linear Accelerator (LINAC) resonant cavities. The design procedure, assisted via the aforesaid approach seems very promising, allowing future improvements towards the optimization of actual accelerating geometries.
Advancements in Nuclear Instrumentation Measurement Methods and their Applications
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