Name of the institution: CNA (Centro Nacional de Aceleradores)

Address (location):  Thomas A Edison 7, 41092 Sevilla, Spain

Contact person (e-mail address): Joaquin Gomez Camacho,


Name of facility: CNA MICADAS

Type of facility (e.g. accelerator, laser): Accelerator

Main use of the facility (e.g. patient treatment, research): Research, Radiocarbon dating.

Access restrictions: Competitive open access. Beam time applications evaluated by scientific committee.


Main parameters:

Particle type:  12C, 13C, 14C

Energy range:   200 keV

Momentum range:

Operation mode (continuous or bunched): Continuous

Beam intensity:  small

Number of particles per bunch (if bunched): N/D

Number of bunches per pulse (if bunched): N/D

Transverse beam sizes:   few mm.

Bunch length (if bunched): N/D

Transverse emittances (geometric or normalised): N/D

Any other important information:  Used for Accelerator mass spectrometry applications, specially radiocarbon dating of archaeological samples.