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Title: Dose distributions of MV photon beams in heterogeneous media
Author: Martos Marsiñach, Mireia
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 dose distributions of 6 and 15 MV photon beams in a heterogeneous phantom which contains layers of lung-equivalent material. We compared measurements done at the Hospital de la Santa Creu i Sant Pau with the results of Monte Carlo simulations using the PENELOPE/penEasy program and the predictions of the AAA and Acuros algorithms. We also studied the quality index of our beams and the relation between dose to water and dose to medium.
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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