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Characteristics of Radiation-Resistant Real-Time Neutron Monitor for Accelerator-Based BNCT
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 Title & Authors
Characteristics of Radiation-Resistant Real-Time Neutron Monitor for Accelerator-Based BNCT
Nakamura, Takemi; Sakasai, Kaoru; Nakashima, Hiroshi; Takamiya, Koichi; Kumada, Hiroaki;
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 Abstract
Background: For an accelerator-based BNCT, we have fabricated a new detector consisting of quartz optical fibers that have excellent radiation-resistant characteristics. Materials and Methods: The developed detectors were irradiated at Kyoto University Research Reactor. Results and Discussion: The experimental results showed that the new detector had good output linearity for the neutron intensity, and the response of the new detector did not decrease during the irradiation. Conclusion: The new detector consisting of quartz optical fibers can be applied to measurement of neutron field of an accelerator-based BNCT.
 Keywords
SOF detector;Quartz optical fiber;Plastic scintillator;Real-time neutron monitor;Accelerator-based BNCT;
 Language
English
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