Comparison of Electron Beam Scattering at Edges of 3D-Printed Plastic and Metal Collimators

A. A. Krasnykh, Yu M. Cherepennikov, S. G. Stuchebrov, I. A. Miloichikova, B. M. Gavrikov, D. A. Belousov, M. A. Kazaryan

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Abstract

Dose distributions of 6-MeV electrons in the region of edges of metal and plastic collimators are compared using calculated and experimental data. The results of the study show an insignificant disagreement in the dose distributions: the difference in the penumbra widths does not exceed 1.1 mm.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)222-224
Number of pages3
JournalBulletin of the Lebedev Physics Institute
Volume46
Issue number7
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 1 Jul 2019

Keywords

  • clinical linear accelerator
  • collimator
  • dose distribution
  • electron beam
  • numerical simulation

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Physics and Astronomy(all)

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