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Investigation of Neutron Beams for the Realization of Boron Neutron Capture Therapy

  • Gy. Csom
  • É. M. Zsolnay
  • E. J. Szondi
Part of the Basic Life Sciences book series (BLSC, volume 54)

Abstract

Results of the initial theoretical and experimental work performed at the Institute of Nuclear Technics of the Budapest Technical University (BTU NTI) regarding the design of a pure thermal neutron field for neutron capture therapy experiments are reported. Calculations show that a thermal neutron flux of approximately 109 neutrons cm−2s−1 will be generated using a filter made of graphite and bismuth.

Keywords

Neutron Flux Thermal Neutron Neutron Beam Boron Neutron Capture Therapy Thermal Neutron Flux 
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© Plenum Press, New York 1990

Authors and Affiliations

  • Gy. Csom
    • 1
  • É. M. Zsolnay
    • 1
  • E. J. Szondi
    • 1
  1. 1.Institute of Nuclear TechnicsBudapest Technical UniversityBudapestHungary

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