Re-evaluation of Compton scattering method in characterization of radiation therapy beams

Texin Li, Siyong Kim, Chihray Liu, Jatinder Palta, Wolfgang Tome, Angelo Ferrari, Joon Park, Samim Anghaie

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Abstract

To explore the possibility of using Compton scattering method to characterize the energy spectra of clinical beams. This method is experimentally tested on a Co60 radiation therapy machine and independently verified using Monte Carlo (MCNP4B) simulation. Measured spectrum and MCNP simulated spectrum including detector response for 90 degree scattered beam show good agreement.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)1082-1084
Number of pages3
JournalAnnual International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology - Proceedings
Volume2
DOIs
StatePublished - 2000

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Signal Processing
  • Biomedical Engineering
  • Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition
  • Health Informatics

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