Center for Accelerator Mass Spectrometry (CAMS)

Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, California

Institution Name
Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory
Center for Accelerator Mass Spectrometry (CAMS)
Primary Facility Type
Ion Irradiations
Secondary Facility Type
No Secondary Facility Type Defined
Tertiary Facility Type
No Tertiary Facility Type Defined
Core Functions
Hosts a 10-MV FN tandem Van de Graaff accelerator, a NEC 1-MV tandem accelerator and a soon to be commissioned 250KV single stage AMS deck to perform up to 25,000 AMS measurement per year
Unique Functions
Also has a NEC 1.7-MV tandem accelerator for ion beam analysis and microscopy.
Hotwork Facilities
No Hotwork Facilities Defined
Support Equipment
No Support Equipment Defined
Radiological Limit
<100mr/hr @ 30cm
Materials Allowed
Sample Encapsulation
No Sample Encapsulation Defined
No Atmosphere Defined
Commissioning Date
No Commissioning Date Defined
Recent Upgrade
No Recent Upgrade Defined
RAM License
No RAM License Defined
License End Date
No License End Date Defined
Docket Number
No Docket Number Defined
User Facility
GAIN Partner
NSUF Partner
NE Use Percentage
No NE Use Percentage Defined
Utilization Hours
No Utilization Hours Defined
Number Of Users
No Number Of Users Defined
Number Of Staff
No Number Of Staff Defined
Point Of Contact
Scott Tumey
Website URL
Date Of Data
January 29, 2016