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Characterization of proton pencil beam scanning and passive beam using a high spatial resolution solid-state microdosimeter

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Abstract


  • This work aims to characterize a proton pencil beam scanning (PBS) and passive double scattering (DS) systems as well as to measure parameters relevant to the relative biological effectiveness (RBE) of the beam using a silicon on insulator (SOI) microdosimeter with well-defined 3D sensitive volumes (SV). The dose equivalent downstream and laterally outside of a clinical PBS treatment field was assessed and compared to that of a DS beam.

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Publication Date


  • 2017

Citation


  • Tran, L. T., Chartier, L., Bolst, D., Pogossov, A., Guatelli, S., Petasecca, M., Lerch, M. L. F., Prokopovich, D. A., Reinhard, M. I., Clasie, B., Depauw, N., Kooy, H., Flanz, J. B., McNamara, A., Paganetti, H., Beltran, C., Furutani, K., Perevertaylo, V., Jackson, M. & Rosenfeld, A. B. (2017). Characterization of proton pencil beam scanning and passive beam using a high spatial resolution solid-state microdosimeter. Medical Physics, 44 (11), 6085-6095.

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  • 2-s2.0-85033779798

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  • http://ro.uow.edu.au/cgi/viewcontent.cgi?article=1923&context=eispapers1

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  • http://ro.uow.edu.au/eispapers1/921

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Number Of Pages


  • 10

Start Page


  • 6085

End Page


  • 6095

Volume


  • 44

Issue


  • 11

Place Of Publication


  • United States

Abstract


  • This work aims to characterize a proton pencil beam scanning (PBS) and passive double scattering (DS) systems as well as to measure parameters relevant to the relative biological effectiveness (RBE) of the beam using a silicon on insulator (SOI) microdosimeter with well-defined 3D sensitive volumes (SV). The dose equivalent downstream and laterally outside of a clinical PBS treatment field was assessed and compared to that of a DS beam.

Authors


Publication Date


  • 2017

Citation


  • Tran, L. T., Chartier, L., Bolst, D., Pogossov, A., Guatelli, S., Petasecca, M., Lerch, M. L. F., Prokopovich, D. A., Reinhard, M. I., Clasie, B., Depauw, N., Kooy, H., Flanz, J. B., McNamara, A., Paganetti, H., Beltran, C., Furutani, K., Perevertaylo, V., Jackson, M. & Rosenfeld, A. B. (2017). Characterization of proton pencil beam scanning and passive beam using a high spatial resolution solid-state microdosimeter. Medical Physics, 44 (11), 6085-6095.

Scopus Eid


  • 2-s2.0-85033779798

Ro Full-text Url


  • http://ro.uow.edu.au/cgi/viewcontent.cgi?article=1923&context=eispapers1

Ro Metadata Url


  • http://ro.uow.edu.au/eispapers1/921

Has Global Citation Frequency


Number Of Pages


  • 10

Start Page


  • 6085

End Page


  • 6095

Volume


  • 44

Issue


  • 11

Place Of Publication


  • United States