Solid state microdosimetry in hadron therapy

A. B. Rosenfeld, P. D. Bradley, I. Cornelius, B. J. Allen, M. Zaider, R. L. Maughan, J. C. Yanch, J. Coderre, J. B. Flanz, T. Kobayashi, Y. S. Horowitz, L. Oster

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A report of recent developments in silicon microdosimetry is presented. SOI based microdosemeters have shown promise as a viable alternative to traditional tissue-equivalent proportional counters. The application of these silicon microdosemeters to such radiation therapy modalities as boron neutron capture therapy (BNCT), boron neutron capture synovectomy (BNCS), proton therapy (PT), and fast neutron therapy (FNT) has been performed. Several shortcomings of the current silicon microdosemeter were identified and will be taken into account in the design of a second-generation device.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)431-434
Number of pages4
JournalRadiation Protection Dosimetry
Issue number1-4
StatePublished - 1 Jan 2002

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Radiation
  • Radiological and Ultrasound Technology
  • Radiology Nuclear Medicine and imaging
  • Public Health, Environmental and Occupational Health


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