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Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory F40

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Image title: 
The 184-inch Berkeley cyclotron at Lawrence Berkeley Nationl Laboratory
Credit line: 
Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, courtesy of AIP Emilio Segrè Visual Archives, Physics Today Collection

The 184-inch Berkeley cyclotron; before doubling the energy output of the 184-inch cyclotron it was rated at 350 Mev for protons. The magnet core is 30 ft. high, 56 ft. long, and 15.5 ft. wide. There was a 19-1/8 inch air gap between pole tips. The main coils surround the cyclindrical poles and the vacuum tank is between the pole tips.

Photo date: 
January 1956
Original format: 
2 photographic prints (black and white; 10 x 8 inches)
Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory