Advances in treatment planning dosimetry for a high energy neutron beam

The British Journal of Radiology
S W Blake

Abstract

Before starting the clinical programme, a series of physical measurements were made using the Clatterbridge high energy neutron facility. These consisted of measurements made under standard conditions, e.g. with square fields, full scatter conditions and perpendicular beam incidence. Further measurements have now been performed to include various clinically relevant non-standard conditions. These included the effects of field shape, backscatter, oblique incidence, bolus and beam blocking on dose distributions.

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