Category Accelerator
Type 2.0 MV Medium-Current Plus Tandetron Accelerator System
Organizational unit
Person in charge
Üzembentartó Atomki
Application Research, Service, Development
Value high value
Research topics
  • Proton     energy: 200 keV - 4 MeV,     current: up to 200 eµA,     brightness: 8-16 Amp(rad)-2m-2eV-1
  • Helium     energy: 200 keV - 6 MeV,     current: up to 40 eµA
  • Other ions: e.g. B, C, O, S, Si, Cu etc.     energy: 200 keV ~ 10 MeV (depending on charge state),     current: up to 10-50 eµA (depending on ion species)
  • Terminal voltage stability: ± 30 V / 4 hrs (slits stabilization)
  • Terminal voltage ripple: 25 VRMS


  • External beam (Ion Beam Analysis - IBA, radiation chemistry)
  • Nuclear astrophysics
  • Scanning ion microprobe (IBA, proton beam writing)
  • Scanning ion nanoprobe (under development)
  • Analytical endstation
  • Europlanet
  • Nuclear physics

Other accessories:

  • XYZ stage for heavy items
  • Optical microscopes
  • UV-VIS-Infra spectrometers
  • Glovebox etc.




  • I. Rajta, I. Vajda, Gy. Gyürky, L. Csedreki, Á.Z. Kiss, S. Biri, H.A.P. van Oosterhout, N.C. Podaru, D.J.W. Mous:
    Accelerator characterization of the new ion beam facility at MTA Atomki in Debrecen, Hungary
    Nucl. Instr. Meth. A 880 (2018) 125-130. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.nima.2017.10.073

Development project:

Scientific projects:

  • H2020-INFRAIA-2019-1; IPERION HS: Integrated Platform for the European Research Infrastructure ON Heritage Science
  • H2020-EU.; Europlanet 2024 RI: Europlanet 2024 Research Infrastructure
  • RADIATE 824096 (H2020); Research and development with ion beams – Advancing technology in Europe
  • H2020-INFRADEV-2016-2; E-RIHS PP: The European Research Infrastructure for Heritage Science Preparatory Phase