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X-RAD225 Cx

GSRB2 320

X-ray tube

The GSRB X-RAD320 is located in the GSRB barrier facility. It has a 320kV x-ray tube that is collimated to allow a 20cm x20 cm field at 50cm FSD. There is a removable shelf which allows a more expansive field. A filter port located between the tube and collimator allows the addition of beam conditioning filters providing specific HVLs. The facility has F1, F2 and F4 filters available. This instrument is used primarily for small animal irradiations. In order to gain unescorted access to this instrument, a researcher should first undergo a GSRB2 barrier facility orientation.

LSRC X-RAD 160

The LSRC X-RAD 160 is used exclusively as a cell irradiation system. It has a maximum energy production of 160kVp x 18mA. It uses a F1 filter for beam conditioning and has a movable stage, which allows a user to alter the field size. The instrument is controlled by a password protected touchscreen system; a user will be given a user name and individual password during training. A researcher wishing to use this system should contact Ken Young for hands on training. Confirmation of this training will then be sent to Radiation Safety, who will review the application and grant the access.

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X-RAD320 Sands

Filter being changed in X-Rad-320

The Precision X-ray X-RAD 320 is located in the Sands Building Animal Facility. It is a shared resource which is overseen by Dr. Greg Palmer and Duke Radiation Safety. This unit can operate at a maximum of 320 kVp and 10 mA. The 320kV x-ray tube is collimated to allow a 20cm x20 cm field at 49cm FSD. There is a removable shelf, which allows for an increase in field size. A filter port located between the tube and collimator allows the insertion of beam conditioning filters to provide a specific HVLs. The facility has F1, F2 and F4 filters available.

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