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  • Comparison of Depth Dose Distributions Using Cerenkov Fiber-Optic Dosimeter and Monte Carlo Simulation for HDR Brachytherapy  [RERP 2016]
  • DOI: 10.4236/jamp.2016.48157   PP.1499 - 1502
  • Author(s)
  • Sang Hun Shin, Young Beom Song, Mingeon Kim, Hye Jin Kim, Wook Jae Yoo, Kyoung Won Jang, Bongsoo Lee
  • In this study, we fabricated a Cerenkov fiber-optic dosimeter (CFOD) without any scintillator to measure Cerenkov radiation signals owing to gamma-rays. The relative depth dose (RDD) distributions of Ir-192 HDR brachytherapy source were obtained by using the CFOD based on a subtraction method and the RDD curve was compared with the simulation result of Monte Carlo N-particle extended transport code (MCNPX). Finally, we demonstrated that the CFOD can be used to measure real-time dose information for HDR brachytherapy.
  • Cerenkov Fiber-Optic Dosimeter, Cerenkov Radiation, Gamma-Ray, Relative Depth Dose, HDR Brachytherapy
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