Dose mapping using MCNP code and experiment for SVST-Co-60/B irradiator in Vietnam

  • Van Hung T
  • Khac An T
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Abstract

By using MCNP code and ethanol-chlorobenzene (ECB) dosimeters the simulations and measurements of absorbed dose distribution in a tote-box of the Cobalt-60 irradiator, SVST-Co60/B at VINAGAMMA have been done. Based on the results Dose Uniformity Ratios (DUR), positions and values of minimum and maximum dose extremes in a tote-box, and efficiency of the irradiator for the different dummy densities have been gained. There is a good agreement between simulation and experimental results in comparison and they have valuable meanings for operation of the irradiator. © 2010 Elsevier Ltd. All rights reserved.

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  • Absorbed dose
  • Average dose
  • Dose Uniformity Ratio
  • SVST-Co-60/B irradiator

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Authors

  • Tran Van Hung

  • Tran Khac An

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