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Title: Preliminary study of MAGAT polymer gel dosimetry for boron-neutron capture therapy
Authors: Hayashi, Shin Ichiro
Sakurai, Yoshinori  kyouindb  KAKEN_id
Uchida, Ryohei
Suzuki, Minoru
Usui, Shuji
Tominaga, Takahiro
Author's alias: 櫻井, 良憲
鈴木, 実
Issue Date: 1-Jan-2015
Publisher: Institute of Physics Publishing
Journal title: Journal of Physics: Conference Series
Volume: 573
Thesis number: 012074
Abstract: MAGAT gel dosimeter with boron is irradiated in Heavy Water Neutron Irradiation Facility (HWNIF) of Kyoto University Research Reactor (KUR). The cylindrical gel phantoms are exposed to neutron beams of three different energy spectra (thermal neutron rich, epithermal and fast neutron rich and the mixed modes) in air. Preliminary results corresponding to depth-dose responses are obtained as the transverse relaxation rate (R2=1/T2) from magnetic resonance imaging data. As the results MAGAT gel dosimeter has the higher sensitivity on thermal neutron than on epi-thermal and fast neutron, and the gel with boron showed an enhancement and a change in the depth-R2 response explicitly. From these results, it is suggested that MAGAT gel dosimeter can be an effective tool in BNCT dosimetry.
Description: 8th International Conference on 3D Radiation Dosimetry (IC3DDose) 4–7 September 2014, Ystad, Sweden
Rights: Content from this work may be used under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 licence. Any further distribution of this work must maintain attribution to the author(s) and the title of the work, journal citation and DOI. Published under licence by IOP Publishing Ltd.
DOI(Published Version): 10.1088/1742-6596/573/1/012074
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