New Developments in the Use of Solid State Nuclear Track Detectors

3-D Track Visualization Using a Confocal Laser Scanning Microscope
  • S. Teichmann
  • J. F. Crawford
  • B. Larsson
  • T. Suda


The use of solid state nuclear track detectors (SSNTDs) in neutron dosimetry and neutron capture radiography (NCR) makes them a potentially important tool in neutron capture therapy: characterization of the epithermal neutron beam (neutron spectrometry) and mapping of the boron distribution (a/Li autoradiography) are key factors in the implementation of this therapy.


Confocal Laser Scanning Microscope Boron Neutron Capture Therapy Acridin Orange Solid State Nuclear Track Detector Neutron Spectrometry 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • S. Teichmann
    • 1
  • J. F. Crawford
    • 1
  • B. Larsson
    • 1
  • T. Suda
    • 1
  1. 1.Institute for Medical RadiobiologyUniversity of Zurich Paul Scherrer InstituteVilligenSwitzerland

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