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Evaluation of Photoneutron During Radiation Therapy when Using Flattening Filter and Tracking Jaw with High Energy X-ray
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 Title & Authors
Evaluation of Photoneutron During Radiation Therapy when Using Flattening Filter and Tracking Jaw with High Energy X-ray
Park, Euntae; Jin, Seongjin; Park, Cheolwoo;
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 Abstract
Radiation therapy is usually using linear accelerator and used X-ray energy is also getting higher. Recently linear accelerators has been developed 3F mode and tracking jaw technology and that was applied for patient therapy. This study aims at measuring photoneutrons depending on the use of 3F and tracking jaw system when radiation is irradiated using a linear accelerator. The generation of photoneutrons of 3F system was 70% smaller than 2F system and that of tracking jaw system was 83% higher than static jaw system. Photoneutron value is relatively low. However, it must be minimized for Photoneutron exposure during radiation therapy.
 Keywords
Linear accelerator;Flattening filter free;Tracking jaw;Photoneutron;
 Language
Korean
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고에너지 X-선 사용에 따른 방사선치료실 내 광자와 광중성자 평가,박은태;

한국방사선학회논문지, 2016. vol.10. 6, pp.427-433 crossref(new window)
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Evaluation of Photon and Photoneutron Using High Energy X-ray in Radiation Therapy Room, Journal of the Korean Society of Radiology, 2016, 10, 6, 427  crossref(new windwow)
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