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X-ray spectra and quality parameters from Monte Carlo simulation and analytical filters.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  22940409     Owner:  NLM     Status:  Publisher    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
BEAMnrc was used to derive the X-ray spectra, from which HVL and homogeneity coefficient were determined, for different kVp and filtration settings. Except for the peak at 61keV, the spectra are in good agreement with the IPEM report 78 data for the case of filtered beams, whereas the unfiltered beams exhibit softer spectra. Although the current attenuation data deviates from the IPEM 78 data by ∼±0.5%, this has negligible effects on the calculated HVL values.
Authors:
Z Salehi; N K Ya Ali; A L Yusoff
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Publication Detail:
Type:  JOURNAL ARTICLE     Date:  2011-12-13
Journal Detail:
Title:  Applied radiation and isotopes : including data, instrumentation and methods for use in agriculture, industry and medicine     Volume:  70     ISSN:  1872-9800     ISO Abbreviation:  Appl Radiat Isot     Publication Date:  2011 Dec 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2012-9-3     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  9306253     Medline TA:  Appl Radiat Isot     Country:  -    
Other Details:
Languages:  ENG     Pagination:  2586-2589     Citation Subset:  -    
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Copyright © 2011 Elsevier Ltd. All rights reserved.
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Department of Nuclear Medicine, Radiotherapy and Oncology, School of Medical Sciences, Universiti Sains Malaysia, 16150 Kubang Kerian, Kelantan, Malaysia.
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