Bruker-Advanced Supercon, Inc has acquired the Research Instruments portion of Varian Medical Systemsí ACCEL Instruments GmbH subsidiary in Bergisch Gladbach to continue and expand this business under two new organizations. Details can be found in the press release.

RI Research Instruments GmbH is focusing on rf cavities and systems, linear accelerators, particle sources, beam lines and diagnostics, and special products for physics and energy research.

Bruker Advanced Supercon GmbH is focusing on low and high temperature superconducting devices, circular accelerators, vacuum systems, beamlines, and X-ray optics businesses, as well as specialty superconducting magnets for physics, energy research, medical devices, crystal growth applications.

Varian is retaining the proton therapy business, which will now operate as
Varian Medical Systems Particle Therapy