I How do ion sources in cyclotrons work?

  • Thread starter mike_gamma
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I've been learning about cyclotrons recently and have trouble understanding how the ion source works. I have done some research and found that duoplasmatrons are some forms of ion sources but i don't think that's legit. I also found something called RF ion sources, but not sure how they work. I also would like to know how to build one or at least if it is possible at a high school level.
Thank you.

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