Investigation of radiological properties and water equivalency of PRESAGE® dosimeters
Fractional interaction probabilities for (a) photoelectric absorption, (b) Compton scattering, and (c) pair production for the three PRESAGE® formulations and water; (d) superimposition of all the fractional interaction probabilities for PRESAGE® formulation A and water; and (e) the fractional interaction properties ratio for the PRESAGE® formulations A–C relative to water.
The mass attenuation coefficient ratio for the PRESAGE® formulations A–C relative to water.
(a) Collisional, (b) radiative, and (c) total mass stopping power ratios for the PRESAGE® formulations relative to water.
Mass scattering power ratio for the three PRESAGE® formulations relative to water.
Monte Carlo relative depth dose curves for a 6 MV x-ray beam for the three PRESAGE® formulations and water.
Monte Carlo calculated relative dose curves for (a) 50 kVp, (b) 100 kVp, (c) 200 kVp, and (d) 350 kVp x ray beams for the three PRESAGE® formulations and water.
Required parameters for testing water equivalency.
Elemental composition and fractional weight for materials of interest.
Density, electron density, number of electron per gram, effective atomic number, atomic mass, and ratio of effective atomic number to atomic mass for material of interest.
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