Critique of Mit Workshop on Neutron Beam Design, Development and Performance for Neutron Capture Therapy

  • Otto K. Harling
  • John A. Bernard
  • Robert G. Zamenhof


The March 29-31, 1989 workshop at MIT dealt with beam design and performance for neutron capture therapy. This paper will provide a limited critical overview of some of the subjects and issues which were discussed in the Workshop. The authors have participants where scientifically defensible.


Neutron Beam Boron Neutron Capture Therapy Epithermal Neutron Boron Compound Gamma Dose Rate 
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© Springer Science+Business Media New York 1992

Authors and Affiliations

  • Otto K. Harling
    • 1
  • John A. Bernard
    • 1
  • Robert G. Zamenhof
    • 2
  1. 1.Nuclear Reactor LaboratoryMassachusetts Institute of Technology CambridgeMassachusettsUSA
  2. 2.Tufts-New England Medical CenterBoston, MassachusettsUSA

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