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Quick update 21 October 2015 The cyclotron is running normally and delivering ~105 µA to BL1A, 35 µA to BL2A, and ~95 µA to BL2C4. This is expected to continue until Saturday, at which point BL2C operation will switch to PIF on BL2C1.
Operation restored 20 October 2015 Today’s maintenance went smoothly and cyclotron operation resumed just before 17:00. The cyclotron is currently delivering ~105 µA to BL1A, 35 µA to BL2A, and ~95 µA to BL2C4.
ISIS backplate change tomorrow 19 October 2015 The cyclotron is running normally and delivering ~95 µA to BL1A, 35 µA to BL2A, and ~95 µA to BL2C4. This is expected to continue until the start of maintenance tomorrow morning.
Quick update 15 October 2015 The cyclotron is presently delivering ~95 µA to BL1A, 35 µA to BL2A, and ~95 µA to BL2C4. We expect no significant changes through the weekend.
Maintenance tomorrow 13 October 2015 The cyclotron is running normally and delivering ~95 µA to BL1A, 35 µA to BL2A, and ~95 µA to BL2C4. This is expected to continue until the scheduled start of maintenance at 08:30 tomorrow.
BL1A repairs complete 09 October 2015 After a long week of troubleshooting and repairs, BL1A has been closed back up and is ready for low-intensity beam.
Current Events Solving Problems, with Ken Buckley 09 October 2015 "The highlight of my career is the project I’m currently working on, having developed another way of making Tc-99m. It’s been pretty exciting to work on something that potentially changes the way the world does business."
BL1A still offline; setup to βNMR/NQR in progress 08 October 2015 The cyclotron is currently delivering 35 µA to BL2A and ~95 µA to BL2C4. PIF operation on BL2C1 will resume tomorrow morning. BL1A remains off for repairs.
BL1A offline; BL2A development underway 07 October 2015 The cyclotron is presently delivering 5 µA to BL2A and nA as needed to BL2C1 for PIF. The BL2A current was stepped up to 50 µA last night without incident but has been reduced for testing of the new raster magnets in BL2A3.
Quick update 06 October 2015 Today’s ISIS backplate change was completed mid-afternoon and cyclotron beam development has been underway since ~16:30. That is expected to continue until later this evening, at which point regular operation will resume.

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