Schonland Research Centre for Nuclear Sciences

2.5 MV Van der Graaff Accelerator

The Schonland 2.5 MV Van der Graaff Accelerator ("Potch" ) was a gift from the University of Potchefstroom in 1990.  It was inaugurated by Professor J.P.L Reinecke on the 22 November 1993.
Have a look at a schematic of the Schonland Microprobe coupled to the 6 MV EN Tandem and 2.5 MV "Potch" Van der Graaff Accelerators.
This accelerator services the Ion-Microprobe with 2.2 MeV protons

The schedule for beam-time is drawn up on the 2nd last Friday of every month.
View the schedule details.

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                                                                                                                                     Last Updated: 4 February, 1999