FILM DOSIMETER FOR NEUTRON THERAPY

Award Information
Agency: Department of Health and Human Services
Branch: N/A
Contract: N/A
Agency Tracking Number: 11154
Amount: $499,158.00
Phase: Phase II
Program: SBIR
Awards Year: 1990
Solitcitation Year: N/A
Solitcitation Topic Code: N/A
Solitcitation Number: N/A
Small Business Information
Jp Laboratorytories, Inc.
26 Howard St, Piscataway, NJ, 08854
Duns: N/A
Hubzone Owned: N
Woman Owned: N
Socially and Economically Disadvantaged: N
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Research Institution
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Abstract
A NOVEL CLASS OF COMPOSITIONS WILL BE USED FOR PREPARING RADIOGRAPHIC FILM FOR MONITORING FAST NEUTRON DOSE AND FIELDPOSITION DURING THERAPY TREATMENT. THE OBJECTIVES OF THIS STUDY ARE TO: (1) DEMONSTRATE THAT SUCH COMPOSITIONS UNDERGOA COLOR CHANGE WHEN EXPOSED TO 10 TO 500 RAD OF FAST NEUTRONS; (2) DETERMINE EFFECTS OF DOSE, DOSE RATE, AND ENERGY OF NEUTRONS; AND (3) SHOW THAT FILMS MADE FROM THESE COMPOSITIONS CAN BE USED FOR MONITORING NEUTRON THERAPY TREATMENT. THE COMPOSITIONS WILL BE SYNTHESIZED, AND RADIOGRAPHIC FILMSWILL BE PREPARED. THE EFFECTS OF DOSE, DOSE RATE, AND ENERGY OF NEUTRONS WILL BE STUDIED.

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