Moscow Meson Factory

The Moscow Meson Factory situated at the city of Troitsk at a distance of 20km from Moscow comprises a linear accelerator of protons and H- ions with the energy 600 MeV and the beam current 0.5-1.0 mA, a complex for producing radionuclides for medicine and industry at beam extraction at 160 MeV, a neutron source complex and an experimental complex with a proton storage ring with pulsating extraction, channels of high (momenta 200-500 MeV/c) and low energy pions and muon channels.

MMF Scientific Potential

  • Elementary particle physics
  • Mesoatom physics
  • Thermonuclear fusion muon catalysis
  • Radiochemistry
  • Short-lived radioisotopes production for medicine and industry
  • Investigation in accelerator physics and technology
  • High-current accelerator physics and technology
  • Non-destructive analysis of materials and products
  • Radiation study of material
  • Medical diagnostics and radiotherapy
  • Solid-state physics
  • Nuclear physics

  • MMF is a giant research complex, a powerful tool always ready to be used not only in the fields mentioned above but for realizing any fresh idea of experimentalists, both fundamental and applied.

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    Fedor Bezrukov

    Last modified: Tue Feb 11 20:37:06 MSK 1997