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Uncertainty and sensitivity analysis of the effect of the mean energy and FWHM of the initial electron fluence on the Bremsstrahlung photon spectra of linear accelerators.

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Uncertainty and sensitivity analysis of the effect of the mean energy and FWHM of the initial electron fluence on the Bremsstrahlung photon spectra of linear accelerators.

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Juste Vidal, BJ.; Miró Herrero, R.; Verdú Martín, GJ.; Macian, R. (2012). Uncertainty and sensitivity analysis of the effect of the mean energy and FWHM of the initial electron fluence on the Bremsstrahlung photon spectra of linear accelerators. Applied Radiation and Isotopes. 70(7):1267-1271. doi:10.1016/j.apradiso.2012.03.040

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Title: Uncertainty and sensitivity analysis of the effect of the mean energy and FWHM of the initial electron fluence on the Bremsstrahlung photon spectra of linear accelerators.
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UPV Unit: Universitat Politècnica de València. Departamento de Ingeniería Química y Nuclear - Departament d'Enginyeria Química i Nuclear
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A calculation of the correct dose in radiation therapy requires an accurate description of the radiation source because uncertainties in characterization of the linac photon spectrum are propagated through the dose ...[+]
Subjects: Uncertainty and sensitivity analysis , Monte Carlo methods , MCNP5 , Elekta radiotherapy linac , Electron spectrum
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Applied Radiation and Isotopes. (issn: 0969-8043 )
DOI: 10.1016/j.apradiso.2012.03.040
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Elsevier
Publisher version: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.apradiso.2012.03.040
Type: Artículo

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