Installation shielding in radiotherapy

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Abstract

The topics of this lecture will include: General ICRP parameters W, U, T Part I: Linac installation Standard layout for the radiotherapy room Primary and secondary radiation Ever green NCRP51 Area limits NCRP151 approach to calculations Neutron contamination of high energy units Interactions of neutrons with matter Door calculation Part II: Brachytherapy Rooms Sources and their physical characteristics Two examples: HDR and LDR shielding calculations

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationNATO Science for Peace and Security Series B: Physics and Biophysics
Pages133-139
Number of pages7
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2011

Publication series

NameNATO Science for Peace and Security Series B: Physics and Biophysics
ISSN (Print)18746500

Keywords

  • Brachytherapy shielding
  • Linac shielding
  • Radiation protection
  • TVL

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Biophysics
  • Biotechnology
  • Physics and Astronomy(all)
  • Electrical and Electronic Engineering

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    Calandrino, R. (2011). Installation shielding in radiotherapy. In NATO Science for Peace and Security Series B: Physics and Biophysics (pp. 133-139). (NATO Science for Peace and Security Series B: Physics and Biophysics). https://doi.org/10.1007/978-94-007-0247-9-18