Intro

In the frame of the Executive Programme of Scientific and Technological Cooperation between Italy and China for the years 2016-2018. Italian Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation (MAECI) and MOST.

  • Project: NEU_BEAT (Neutron Beams for Cancer Treatment).
  • Venue: Pavia, CNAO meeting room

Preliminary agenda/topics:

  • 28/11
    • Pavia group recent works on BNCT neutron beam design from RFQ accelerator coupled with Be target
    • New methods of beam performance evaluation based on Treatment Planning calculations
    • Achievements on the development of new materials for Beam Shaping Assembly in Pavia
    • Next steps on the production of a small prototype
    • Nanjing group recent works on BNCT neutron beam design from electrostatic accelerator coupled with Li target
    • Nanjing group proposed strategies
  • 29/11
    • TP tool comparison
    • Proposal for sharing of clinical cases to be studied on both sides by TP simulation using the different designed beams
    • Collaboration in the field of development of new materials for neutron moderators and targets