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Investigation of radiological properties and water equivalency of PRESAGE® dosimeters
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10.1118/1.3561509
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FIG. 1.

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.

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FIG. 2.

The mass attenuation coefficient ratio for the PRESAGE® formulations A–C relative to water.

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FIG. 3.

(a) Collisional, (b) radiative, and (c) total mass stopping power ratios for the PRESAGE® formulations relative to water.

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FIG. 4.

Mass scattering power ratio for the three PRESAGE® formulations relative to water.

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FIG. 5.

Monte Carlo relative depth dose curves for a 6 MV x-ray beam for the three PRESAGE® formulations and water.

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FIG. 6.

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.

Tables

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TABLE I.

Required parameters for testing water equivalency.

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TABLE II.

Elemental composition and fractional weight for materials of interest.

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TABLE III.

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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2014-04-25
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Scitation: Investigation of radiological properties and water equivalency of PRESAGE® dosimeters
http://aip.metastore.ingenta.com/content/aapm/journal/medphys/38/4/10.1118/1.3561509
10.1118/1.3561509
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