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Beam monitoring and dosimetry tools for radiobiology experiments at the cyclotron ARRONAX

Abstract : The ARRONAX (Accélérateur pour la Recherche en Radiochimie et Oncologie à Nantes Atlantique) cyclotron in Saint Herblain - France is a facility delivering alpha particles at 68 MeV (1). One of its purposes is to become a platform for radiobiological studies. The radiobiological studies evolvearound two axes: the low energy range (<10MeV) in order to optimize radio-immunotherapy (RIT) treatments, and the high energy range (30-68 MeV) in order to puzzle out the fundamental mechanisms generated by cells in response to ionizing radiations.The ARRONAX platform for radiobiology is currently preparing to use a time lapse fluorescence confocal microscope suitable for the irradiation of cell wells. This platform should contain tools for beam intensity checks to enable accurate and repeatable irradiation conditions and a device to monitor thedelivered dose.
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Charbel Koumeir, M. Cherel, Arnaud Guertin, Ferid Haddad, Vincent Métivier, et al.. Beam monitoring and dosimetry tools for radiobiology experiments at the cyclotron ARRONAX. International Conference on Translational research in Radiation Oncology / Physics for Health in Europe 2014, Genève, Switzerland. 110 (Supplement 1), pp.S53-S54, 2014, Radiotherapy & Oncology. ⟨hal-01082286⟩

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