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Author: Saiz Lomas, Juan
Director: Guerrero Sánchez, Carlos
Jiménez Ramos, María del Carmen
Department: Universidad de Sevilla. Departamento de Física Atómica, Molecular y Nuclear
Date: 2017-06
Document type: Master's Thesis
Academic Title: Universidad de Sevilla. Máster en Física Nuclear
Abstract: The uncertainty in the dose curve delivered during the treatment of tumors with protons, i.e. the position of the Bragg peak, makes it necessary to apply safety margins from 1% to 3% in the beam range. This means nearly 1 cm in a 30 cm deep tumor, w...
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Cite: Saiz Lomas, J. (2017). Measurement of β+ emitters production cross sections of interest for range verification in proton therapy. (Trabajo Fin de Máster Inédito). Universidad de Sevilla, Sevilla.
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URI: http://hdl.handle.net/11441/64680

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