SYMPOSIA PAPER Published: 01 January 2007

Radiation Dosimetry in the BNCT Patient Treatment Room at the Brookhaven Medical Research Reactor


The BMRR was a 3 MW light water reactor that had an epithermal neutron beam that was used to perform clinical trials on patients with malignant brain tumors. A series of measurements and calculations had been performed in the treatment room both prior to the trials and during the trials. The details of the measurements and the Monte Carlo calculations are presented and compared.

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Holden, N., E.
National Nuclear Data Center, Brookhaven National Lab., Upton, NY
Reciniello, R., N.
Radiological Control Division, Brookhaven National Lab., Upton, NY
Hu, J., -P.
National Synchrotron Light Source, Brookhaven Lab., Upton, NY
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Developed by Committee: E10
Pages: 130–136
DOI: 10.1520/STP45435S
ISBN-EB: 978-0-8031-6242-6
ISBN-13: 978-0-8031-3412-6