Structural Shielding Design of a 6 MV Flattening Filter Free Linear Accelerator: Indian Scenario

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Bibekananda Mishra; T Palani Selvam; P K. Dash Sharma;
  • Publisher: Medknow Publications & Media Pvt Ltd
  • Journal: Journal of Medical Physics, volume 42, issue 1, pages 18-24 (issn: 0971-6203, eissn: 1998-3913)
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  • Identifiers: doi: 10.4103/jmp.JMP_99_16, pmc: PMC5370334
  • Subject: Original Article | flattening filter free | secondary barrier | monitor units | primary barrier | R895-920 | Flattening filter | medical linear accelerator | Medical physics. Medical radiology. Nuclear medicine

Detailed structural shielding of primary and secondary barriers for a 6 MV medical linear accelerator (LINAC) operated with flattening filter (FF) and flattening filter free (FFF) modes are calculated. The calculations have been carried out by two methods, one using the... View more
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