X-RAY Radiography on Reflector Collimator for Boron Neutron Capture Therapy Component


Neutron Radiography


Boron neutron capture therapy (BNCT) is a targeted radiotherapy technique developed to treat patients with selected malignant tumors without any side effects. The collimator is an important component used in BNCT. In this research, the collimator is made by centrifugal casting processes which can cause any defect. The purpose of the research is to detect any defect in a collimator made by 99% pure nickel with Neutron Radiography and processing with MNCP5 for imaging the defect. The expected result of this research is displayed in an image of the defect caused by centrifugal casting in collimator.



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