Medical Radiology and Radiation Safety. 2021. Vol. 66. № 4. P. 77–85

Means and Methods of Dosimetry of High-Energy Neutron Radiation on Proton Accelerators

A.G. Tsovyanov1, P.P. Gantsovskii1, A.Yu. Komarov1, A.G. Alexeev2,
M.R. Popchenko1, V.E. Zhuravleva1, N.A. Bogdanenko1

1A.I. Burnasyan Federal Medical Biophysical Center, Moscow, Russia

2Institute of Physics High Energy of the RAS, Protvino, Russia

Contact person: Artyom Yurievich Komarov: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.


The main common means and methods of neutron radiation dosimetry.

Consideration of various means and methods for detecting high-energy neutron radiation:

● Activation

● Tracking

● Bubble detectors


● Moderator + converter

Comparison of the above methods and instruments for measuring doses of high-energy neutron radiation.

Key words: dosimetry, high-energy radiation, proton accelerators, radiation safety

For citation: Tsovyanov AG, Gantsovskii PP, Komarov AYu, Alexeev AG, Popchenko MR, Zhuravleva VE, Bogdanenko NA. Means and Methods of Dosimetry of High-Energy Neutron Radiation on Proton Accelerators. Medical Radiology and Radiation Safety. 2021;66(4):77-85.

DOI: 10.12737/1024-6177-2021-66-4-77-85 


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Conflict of interest. The authors declare no conflict of interest.

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Contribution. Article was prepared with equal participation of the authors.

Article received: 30.03.2021.

Accepted for publication: 20.04.2021.