The production of secondary electrons in an electron beam

Barry L. Werner, Indra J. Das, Faiz M. Khan

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Abstract

Convenient methods for calculating the ratio of restricted to unrestricted collision stopping power in water over a wide range of initial and cutoff energies, the rate of production of secondary electrons, and the primary electron dose distribution in an electron beam, are presented.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)992-995
Number of pages4
JournalMedical physics
Volume14
Issue number6
DOIs
StatePublished - Nov 1987

Keywords

  • ELECTRON BEAMS
  • ELECTRON DOSIMETRY
  • PHANTOMS
  • RADIATION DOSE DISTRIBUTIONS
  • STOPPING POWER
  • WATER

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Biophysics
  • Radiology Nuclear Medicine and imaging

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