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Title: Beam line shielding calculations for an Electron Accelerator Mo-99 production facility

Abstract

The purpose of this study is to evaluate the photon and neutron fields in and around the latest beam line design for the Mo-99 production facility. The radiation dose to the beam line components (quadrupoles, dipoles, beam stops and the linear accelerator) are calculated in the present report. The beam line design assumes placement of two cameras: infra red (IR) and optical transition radiation (OTR) for continuous monitoring of the beam spot on target during irradiation. The cameras will be placed off the beam axis offset in vertical direction. We explored typical shielding arrangements for the cameras and report the resulting neutron and photon dose fields.

Authors:
 [1]
  1. Los Alamos National Lab. (LANL), Los Alamos, NM (United States)
Publication Date:
Research Org.:
Los Alamos National Lab. (LANL), Los Alamos, NM (United States)
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA), Office of Defense Nuclear Nonproliferation (NA-20)
OSTI Identifier:
1253499
Report Number(s):
LA-UR-16-23092
TRN: US1601380
DOE Contract Number:
AC52-06NA25396
Resource Type:
Technical Report
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
73 NUCLEAR PHYSICS AND RADIATION PHYSICS; 61 RADIATION PROTECTION AND DOSIMETRY; 43 PARTICLE ACCELERATORS; MOLYBDENUM 99; LINEAR ACCELERATORS; NEUTRONS; RADIATION DOSES; ELECTRONS; PHOTONS; TRANSITION RADIATION; BEAMS; CAMERAS; SHIELDING; DESIGN; DIPOLES; QUADRUPOLES; INFRARED RADIATION; MONITORING; RADIOISOTOPE GENERATORS; BEAM FOCUSING MAGNETS; BEAM TRANSPORT; BEAM DUMPS; CONFIGURATION; Accelerator Design; Technology; and Operations; Mo-99 production; neutron and photon dose

Citation Formats

Mocko, Michal. Beam line shielding calculations for an Electron Accelerator Mo-99 production facility. United States: N. p., 2016. Web. doi:10.2172/1253499.
Mocko, Michal. Beam line shielding calculations for an Electron Accelerator Mo-99 production facility. United States. doi:10.2172/1253499.
Mocko, Michal. 2016. "Beam line shielding calculations for an Electron Accelerator Mo-99 production facility". United States. doi:10.2172/1253499. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/1253499.
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