Installation shielding in cyclotron facilities

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Abstract

The topics of this lecture will include: 1. Elemental Activation. 1.1 Nuclear reactions and activation. 1.2 Activation of the beam line component. 1.3 Air Activation Reactions. 2. Medical Cyclotrons. 2.a Self shielded Systems. 2.a.1 Ventilation and air changes. 2.a.2 Safety. 2.b Open Systems. 2.b.1 Shielding Calulation guidelines. 2.b.2 Ventilation and air changes: rules and references. 2.b.3 Safety. 3. Cyclotron Shielding Decommissioning.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationNATO Science for Peace and Security Series B: Physics and Biophysics
Pages113-122
Number of pages10
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2011

Publication series

NameNATO Science for Peace and Security Series B: Physics and Biophysics
ISSN (Print)18746500

Keywords

  • Activation
  • Cyclotron
  • Decommissioning
  • Radioprotection
  • Shielding calculations

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Biophysics
  • Biotechnology
  • Physics and Astronomy(all)
  • Electrical and Electronic Engineering

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