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Recent Developments in Cyclotron Technique

Nature volume 143, pages 583585 (08 April 1939) | Download Citation



AT Berkeley, California, the first cyclotron to be built for the purpose of medical and biological research is nearing completion. In Great Britain it still remains a matter for debate as to whether the immediate expenditure on the construction of a medical cyclotron would be justified or whether it would, perhaps, be better policy to await the outcome of the research which has already been started in Berkeley.

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    • W. B. MANN


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