The epithermal neutron beam for BNCT under construction at TAPIRO: Physics

K.W. Burn, L. Casalini, D. Mondini, E. Nava, G. Rosi, R. Tinti

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Abstract

A column to provide an epithermal neutron beam suitable for experimental and clinical BNCT is nearing completion at the TAPIRO reactor (ENEA Casaccia, Rome). TAPIRO is a compact, low power (5 kW), helium-cooled, fast reactor. It has a hard neutron spectrum relative even to other fast reactors. In this paper some of the basic physics aspects of designing an epithermal neutron beam are considered, with reference to the TAPIRO beam. © 2006 IOP Publishing Ltd.
Original languageEnglish
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Publication statusPublished - 1 May 2006
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Burn, K. W., Casalini, L., Mondini, D., Nava, E., Rosi, G., & Tinti, R. (2006). The epithermal neutron beam for BNCT under construction at TAPIRO: Physics. https://doi.org/10.1088/1742-6596/41/1/018