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Pre-Clinical Studies on Boron Neutron Capture Therapy

  • Rolf F. Barth
  • Albert H. Soloway
  • Fazlul Alam
  • Nancy R. Clendenon
  • Thomas E. Blue
  • Naoki Mafune
  • Joseph H. Goodman
  • Wanda Gordon
  • Bhaskar Bapat
  • Dianne M. Adams
  • Alfred E. Staubus
  • Melvin J. Moeschberger
  • Reinhard Gahbauer
  • Allan J. Yates
  • Carl P. Boesel
  • Timothy F. Mengers
  • James F. Curran
  • Chris K. Wang
  • George E. Makroglou
  • Jone-Jiun Tzeng
  • Ralph G. Fairchild
Part of the Basic Life Sciences book series (BLSC, volume 50)

Abstract

Boron neutron capture therapy (BNCT) is based on the nuclear reaction that occurs when boron-10 is irradiated with thermal neutrons to yield stripped down helium nuclei (alpha particles) and recoiling lithium-7 nuclei.1

Keywords

Thermal Neutron Boron Atom Boron Neutron Capture Therapy Therapeutic Gain Solid State Nuclear Track Detector 
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© Plenum Press, New York 1989

Authors and Affiliations

  • Rolf F. Barth
    • 1
    • 2
  • Albert H. Soloway
    • 1
    • 2
  • Fazlul Alam
    • 1
    • 2
  • Nancy R. Clendenon
    • 1
    • 2
  • Thomas E. Blue
    • 1
    • 2
  • Naoki Mafune
    • 1
    • 2
  • Joseph H. Goodman
    • 1
    • 2
  • Wanda Gordon
    • 1
    • 2
  • Bhaskar Bapat
    • 1
    • 2
  • Dianne M. Adams
    • 1
    • 2
  • Alfred E. Staubus
    • 1
    • 2
  • Melvin J. Moeschberger
    • 1
    • 2
  • Reinhard Gahbauer
    • 1
    • 2
  • Allan J. Yates
    • 1
    • 2
  • Carl P. Boesel
    • 1
    • 2
  • Timothy F. Mengers
    • 1
    • 2
  • James F. Curran
    • 1
    • 2
  • Chris K. Wang
    • 1
    • 2
  • George E. Makroglou
    • 1
    • 2
  • Jone-Jiun Tzeng
    • 1
    • 2
  • Ralph G. Fairchild
    • 1
    • 2
  1. 1.The Ohio State UniversityColumbusUSA
  2. 2.Brookhaven National LaboratoryUptonUSA

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