Georgia Tech Research Reactor Epithermal Beam
This report describes the design, construction, neutron spectrum measurements, and gamma dose measurements for an epithermal-neutron beam at the Georgia Tech Research Reactor (GTRR). The GTRR facility, the filter geometry, and the materials are described. Measurements and computations of beam parameters and their variation with filter configurations are also presented. An optimal configuration is specified. The beam is also partially characterized by calculating the dose distribution in the target phantom that Prof. Otto K. Harling of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology recently suggested be used as a standard for comparing BNCT beams.
KeywordsNeutron Energy Neutron Spectrum Neutron Detector Boron Neutron Capture Therapy Gamma Dose
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