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Potential use of P-32 ophthalmic applicator: Monte Carlo simulations for design and dosimetry
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10.1118/1.2896076
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FIG. 1.

Emitted spectra, which is an input of the MCNP source description and decay scheme of isotopes. and stand for the half-life of and the maximum energy of emitting betas, respectively.

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Schematic (cross-sectional view) of a proposed ophthalmic applicator and voxels (shown as an array of squares) used in MCNP simulations to determine dose distributions.

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Differences in absorbed dose rates calculated by the default MCNP and ITS energy indexing algorithms for P-32 ophthalmic applicators.

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FIG. 4.

Depth dose distributions along the central axis distance from the surface for P-32 and ophthalmic applicators. A distribution was adopted from Ref. 13.

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Dose profile near the surface ( from the surface) of a proposed P-32 ophthalmic applicator.

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FIG. 6.

Isodose curves near a proposed P-32 ophthalmic applicator, where neighboring curves have the same dose difference in logarithmic lethargy.

Tables

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TABLE I.

Radioactivity (mCi, Bq) required to deliver in various time periods.

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Scitation: Potential use of P-32 ophthalmic applicator: Monte Carlo simulations for design and dosimetry
http://aip.metastore.ingenta.com/content/aapm/journal/medphys/35/5/10.1118/1.2896076
10.1118/1.2896076
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