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Calculation of the x-ray film response to heavy charged particle irradiation.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  12476985     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
A model was developed to calculate the response of films to heavy ion irradiation as a function of particle type and energy. It is based on the local effect model and was extended to be applied to the non-homogeneous target of photographic emulsions. The calculation was performed for protons and carbon ions in the energy range from 2 to 430 MeV u(-1). The calculated film responses are in very good agreement with experimental data. Based on this model calculation a data base of film responses was set up. This enables a three-dimensional dose verification with films in the heavy ion tumour therapy project at GSI, Darmstadt.
B Spielberger; M Scholz; M Krämer; G Kraft
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Comparative Study; Evaluation Studies; Journal Article; Validation Studies    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Physics in medicine and biology     Volume:  47     ISSN:  0031-9155     ISO Abbreviation:  Phys Med Biol     Publication Date:  2002 Nov 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2002-12-12     Completed Date:  2003-06-16     Revised Date:  2006-11-15    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0401220     Medline TA:  Phys Med Biol     Country:  England    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  4107-20     Citation Subset:  IM    
Gesellschaft für Schwerionenforschung, Darmstadt, Germany.
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MeSH Terms
Computer Simulation*
Dose-Response Relationship, Radiation*
Film Dosimetry / instrumentation,  methods*
Models, Theoretical*
Radiotherapy Planning, Computer-Assisted / instrumentation*,  methods
Sensitivity and Specificity
Reg. No./Substance:
0/Ions; 0/Protons; 7440-44-0/Carbon

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