Workshop on Accelerator based Neutron Production ABNP 2014

Aula Villi (INFN Laboratori Nazionali di Legnaro)

Aula Villi

INFN Laboratori Nazionali di Legnaro

Viale dell'Universita' 2, 35020 Legnaro PD, ITALY
Marco Cavenago (LNL)

The workshop "ABNP2014" will be held from 14th to 15th April 2014, at Laboratori Nazionali di Legnaro, Legnaro ITALY. The Conference programme will begin on Monday, April 14th at 9.00 and will close on Tuesday, April 15th in the afternoon.
The Workshop is organized in the framework of the Accelerator Application Network Activitiy (WorkPackage 4 of Eucard2 project), to foster knowledge of the applications capability of accelerators.

Scientific  Committee
M. Cavenago (Chair), INFN Legnaro, Italy
R. Edgecock, Huddersfield University, UK
A. Lombardi, CERN, Switzerland
H. Owen, Manchester University, UK

Organizing Committee 
M. Cavenago (Chair), INFN Legnaro, Italy
J. Esposito, INFN Legnaro, Italy
E. Fagotti, INFN Legnaro, Italy
T. Kulevoy, ITEP Moscow, Russia
A. Pisent, INFN Legnaro, Italy

Sponsored by:

Accelerator Application Network Activity (WorkPackage 4)
EuCARD-2 is an Integrating Activity Project for coordinated Research and Development on Particle Accelerators, co-funded by the European Commission under the FP7 Capacities Programme.


1st Circular
2nd Circular
3rd Circular
ABNP 2014 Timetable
Book of Abstracts
  • Alberto Milocco
  • Alberto Quaranta
  • Andrea Pisent
  • Andres J. Kreiner
  • Ben Phoenix
  • Christopher Cassell
  • Daniel Santos
  • Daniel Stracener
  • Dmitry Solnyshkov
  • Enrico Fagotti
  • Frédéric Stichelbaut
  • Gianfranco Prete
  • Giuseppe Castro
  • Hirofumi Seki
  • Ian Postuma
  • John Weisend II
  • Juan Esposito
  • Laura Evangelista
  • Luca Gennaro Foggetta
  • Luca Silvestrin
  • Luciano Calabretta
  • Marco Cavenago
  • Marco Ripani
  • Maria Crista Buoso
  • Masaru Nakamura
  • Mikhail Osipenko
  • Nigel Hawkes
  • Noah Smick
  • Paolo Colautti
  • Paolo Valente
  • Pierfrancesco Mastinu
  • Piero Antonio Posocco
  • Rob Edgecock
  • Roberto Bedogni
  • Ryo Fujii
  • Santo Gammino
  • Saverio Altieri
  • Sergey Taskaev
  • Shizuko Harashima
  • Shlomi Halfon
  • Silva Bortolussi
  • Stuart Green
  • Thierry Stora
  • Timur Kulevoy
  • William Park
    • 09:30 10:00
      The SPES project at the INFN-Laboratori Nazionali di Legnaro 30m
      Speaker: Gianfranco Prete (LNL)
    • 10:00 10:30
      BINP accelerator based neutron source 30m
      Speaker: Dr Sergey Taskaev (Budker Institute of Nuclear Physics)
    • 10:30 11:00
      Accelerator Based Epithermal Neutron Source for BNCT using Thin Layered Solid Lithium Target 30m
      Speaker: Mr Ryo Fujii (Cancer Intelligence Care Systems, Inc.)
    • 11:00 11:20
      Coffee break 20m
    • 11:20 11:50
      High-Power Proton Irradiation and Neutron Production with a Free Surface Liquid-Lithium Target 30m
      Speaker: Mr Shlomi Halfon (Hebrew University of Jerusalem and Soreq NRC)
    • 11:50 12:10
      ANEM: a rotating composite neutron production target for Single Event Effects Studies at the 70 MeV Cyclotron of LNL-INFN 20m
      Speaker: Luca Silvestrin (PD)
    • 12:10 12:40
      Neutron generators at JST “NIIEFA” for nuclear physics, detectors and neutron therapy 30m
      Speaker: Dmitry Solnyshkov (JSC "NIIEFA")
    • 12:40 13:00
      Recent measurements using monoenergetic and thermal neutrons at the National Physical Laboratory 20m
      Speaker: Dr Catalin Matei (National Physical Laboratory)
    • 13:00 14:15
      Lunch 1h 15m
    • 14:15 15:30
      Brief visit to Laboratori Nazionali di Legnaro and SPES 1h 15m
    • 15:30 16:00
      Construction Status of BNCT Facility Using an 8-MeV HIgh Power Proton Linac in Ibaraki, Japan 30m
    • 16:00 16:20
      Measurement of neutron yield by 62 MeV proton beam on thick berillium target 20m
      Speaker: Mikhail Osipenko (GE)
    • 16:20 16:40
      Coffee break 20m
    • 16:40 16:50
      Welcome of LNL Director 10m
      Speaker: giovanni fiorentini (infn)
    • 16:50 17:20
      Cyclotron Test site for high power proton beams 30m
      Speaker: Luciano Calabretta (LNS)
    • 17:20 17:40
      Reliable Injectors for High Power Accelerators 20m
      Speaker: Santo Gammino (LNS)
    • 17:40 18:00
      Hyperion Accelerator Technology for BNCT 20m
      Speaker: Dr Noah Smick (GT Advanced Technologies)
    • 18:00 18:20
      Neutron spectrometry from thermal to GeV with single-moderator instruments 20m
      Speaker: Roberto Bedogni (LNF)
    • 09:00 09:30
      High intensity accelerators for neutron production 30m
      Speaker: Andrea Pisent (LNL)
    • 09:30 10:00
      The European Spallation Source Accelerator 30m
      Speaker: Dr John Weisend II (ESS)
    • 10:00 10:30
      Targets for RIB Production 30m
      Speaker: Dr Daniel Stracener (Oak Ridge National Laboratory)
    • 10:30 10:50
      Coffee break 20m
    • 10:50 11:30
      Thin Beryllium target for Be(d,n)-driven BNCT 40m
      Speaker: Prof. Andres J. Kreiner (CNEA & UNSAM)
    • 11:30 12:00
      Recent developments of the CERN-ISOLDE neutron spallation source 30m
      Speaker: Thierry Stora (CERN-ISOLDE)
    • 12:00 13:00
      All: Discussion: Promising applications and technologies for neutron production targets; report guidelines (conveners: M. Cavenago, R. Edgecock) 1h
    • 13:00 14:00
      Lunch 1h
    • 14:00 14:20
      The Line for Fast Neutron Irradiation of Electronic Components for the European Spallation Source 20m
      Speaker: Dr Alberto Milocco (Universita' di milano-Bicocca)
    • 14:20 14:40
      Perspectives on Accelerator Neutron Production for BNCT 20m
      Speaker: Prof. Stuart Green (University Hospital Birmingham NHS Trust)
    • 14:40 15:10
      B. Phoenix, The development of a BNCT facility at Birmingham University using a solid lithium target 30m
      Speaker: Mr Phoenix Ben (The University of Birmingham)
    • 15:10 15:30
      Coffee break 20m
    • 15:30 16:00
      Imaging-guided BNCT applications: from physics to biology and medicine 30m
      Speaker: Dr Laura Evangelista (Oncological Institute of Veneto IOV - IRCCS)
    • 16:00 16:30
      The high power target for LENOS Project at Laboratori Nazionali di Legnaro of INFN 30m
      Speaker: Pierfrancesco Mastinu (LNL)
    • 16:30 17:20
      All: Discussion: workshop conclusion; guidelines for documentation of results (conveners: M. Cavenago, R. Edgecock) 50m
    • 17:20 17:30
      Closing Remarks 10m