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Installation Shielding in Cyclotron Facilities

  • Riccardo CalandrinoEmail author
Conference paper
Part of the NATO Science for Peace and Security Series B: Physics and Biophysics book series (NAPSB, volume 1)

Abstract

The topics of this lecture will include: 1. Elemental Activation. 1.1 Nuclear reactions and activation. 1.2 Activation of the beam line component. 1.3 Air Activation Reactions. 2. Medical Cyclotrons. 2.a Self shielded Systems. 2.a.1 Ventilation and air changes. 2.a.2 Safety. 2.b Open Systems. 2.b.1 Shielding Calulation guidelines. 2.b.2 Ventilation and air changes: rules and references. 2.b.3 Safety. 3. Cyclotron Shielding Decommissioning.

Keywords

Cyclotron Radioprotection Activation Shielding calculations Decommissioning 

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    UNI 10491 Criteri per la costruzione di installazioni adibite alla manipolazione di sorgenti radioattive non sigillate; nov 1995.Google Scholar

Copyright information

© Springer Science+Business Media B.V. 2011

Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Medical Physics Department IRCCS San RaffaeleMilanoItaly

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