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Title: Dose in media equivalent to bone and lung for 6 and 15 MV photon beams
Author: Miquel i Armengol, Neus
Director/Tutor: Fernández Varea, José María
Keywords: Radioteràpia
Feixos electrònics
Mètode de Montecarlo
Treballs de fi de grau
Electron beams
Monte Carlo method
Bachelor's thesis
Issue Date: Jan-2019
Abstract: In this project we studied the behaviour of calculation algorithms used for planning radiotherapy treatments in heterogeneous media. The work consisted in measuring the absolute absorbed dose with an ionization chamber inside media equivalent to lung and bone for 6 and 15 MV photon beams. The measurements were compared to Monte Carlo simulations done with the PENELOPE/penEasy code and to the calculations of the AAA and Acuros algorithms
Note: Treballs Finals de Grau de Física, Facultat de Física, Universitat de Barcelona, Curs: 2019, Tutor: José M. Fernández-Varea
Appears in Collections:Treballs Finals de Grau (TFG) - Física

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