Facilities at the Nishina Center

Intermediate-stage Ring Cyclotron (IRC)

A multi-talented cyclotron that can play many roles
Image of IRC

The Intermediate-stage Ring Cyclotron (IRC) is the third ring cyclotron at the RIBF.

The IRC can inject an RI beam into the SRC placed downstream of the IRC as well as deliver the beam to the RIPS experimental apparatus.

The specifications of the IRC

K-value 980 MeV
Diameter 14.0 m
Weight 2,800 tons