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Dosimetry of a new P-32 ophthalmic applicator
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10.1118/1.3644843
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http://aip.metastore.ingenta.com/content/aapm/journal/medphys/38/11/10.1118/1.3644843

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FIG. 1.

A prototype of 32P applicator and components: (a) schematic diagram to show applicator’s inner components, (b) various components (isotope absorber, sealing, protector, etc.) part of grip, eye-contact surface, (c) the strip images of applicator, and (d) the grip handle with a 32P applicator.

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FIG. 2.

Measurement setup for 32P ophthalmic applicator dosimetry: (a) extrapolation chamber dosimetry with guide system and (b) radiochromic film dosimetry with solid water.

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FIG. 3.

Schematic (cross-sectional) view of 32P ophthalmic applicator for MCNP simulations.

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FIG. 4.

Extrapolation chamber current vs air-gap thickness between two chamber electrodes for various SDDs.

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FIG. 5.

Measured (RCF) and calculated (MC) depth dose distributions for the 32P applicator.

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FIG. 6.

Measured (RCF) isodose curves (cGy) for the 32P applicator at depths of (a) 0.1 mm (surface), (b) 1.1 mm, and (c) 2.4 mm.

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FIG. 7.

Transaxial dose profiles of the 32P applicator for RCF (X- and Y- axes) and MCNP at depths of (a) 0.1 mm (surface), (b) 1.1 mm, and (c) 2.4 mm.

Tables

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TABLE I.

Three geometries of solid water slabs to measure relative depth doses.

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TABLE II.

Measured currents and the reference dose rates corrected by the detector efficiencies for various SDDs (calculated by MCNP simulations).

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Scitation: Dosimetry of a new P-32 ophthalmic applicator
http://aip.metastore.ingenta.com/content/aapm/journal/medphys/38/11/10.1118/1.3644843
10.1118/1.3644843
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