An in-phantom comparison of neutron fields for BNCT

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Previously, the authors have developed the in-phantom neutron field assessment parameters T and D (Tumor) for the evaluation of epithermal neutron fields for use in BNCT. These parameters are based on an energy-spectrum-dependent neutron normal-tissue RBE and the treatment planning methodology of Gahbauer and his co-workers, which includes the effects of dose fractionation. In this paper, these neutron field assessment parameters were applied to The Ohio State University (OSU) design of an Accelerator Based Neutron Source (ABNS) (hereafter called the OSU-ABNS) and the Brookhaven Medical Research Reactor (BMRR) epithermal neutron beam (hereafter called the BMRR-ENB), in order to judge the ... continued below

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Woollard, J.E.; Blue, T.E. & Capala, J. January 1, 1998.

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  • Blue, T.E. Ohio State Univ., Columbus, OH (United States). Nuclear Engineering Program
  • Capala, J. Brookhaven National Lab., Upton, NY (United States). Medical Dept.

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Previously, the authors have developed the in-phantom neutron field assessment parameters T and D (Tumor) for the evaluation of epithermal neutron fields for use in BNCT. These parameters are based on an energy-spectrum-dependent neutron normal-tissue RBE and the treatment planning methodology of Gahbauer and his co-workers, which includes the effects of dose fractionation. In this paper, these neutron field assessment parameters were applied to The Ohio State University (OSU) design of an Accelerator Based Neutron Source (ABNS) (hereafter called the OSU-ABNS) and the Brookhaven Medical Research Reactor (BMRR) epithermal neutron beam (hereafter called the BMRR-ENB), in order to judge the suitability of the OSU-ABNS for BNCT. The BMRR-ENB was chosen as the basis for comparison because it is presently being used in human clinical trials of BNCT and because it is the standard to which other neutron beams are most often compared.

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  • Annual meeting of the American Nuclear Society, Nashville, TN (United States), 7-12 Jun 1998

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  • Report No.: BNL--65162
  • Report No.: CONF-980606--
  • Grant Number: AC02-76CH00016
  • Office of Scientific & Technical Information Report Number: 645469
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc690445

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Woollard, J.E.; Blue, T.E. & Capala, J. An in-phantom comparison of neutron fields for BNCT, article, January 1, 1998; Upton, New York. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc690445/: accessed October 21, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.