Epithermal BNCT Neutron Beam Design for a Triga II Reactor

  • Iiro Auterinen
  • Pekka Hiismäki

Abstract

In Finland a collaborative effort by Helsinki University Central Hospital, MAP Medical Technologies Inc. and VTT Reactor Laboratory has started aiming at BNCT of glioma patients. For this the capabilities of the FiR-1 TRIGA II 250 kW research reactor have been evaluated.

Keywords

Porosity Graphite Attenuation Boron Fluoride 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Iiro Auterinen
    • 1
  • Pekka Hiismäki
    • 1
  1. 1.Technical Research Centre of Finland (VTT)Reactor LaboratoryEspooFinland

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