Fluence-to-effective dose conversion coefficients for muons

A. Ferrari, M. Pelliccioni, M. Pillon

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Abstract

Fluence-to-effective dose conversion coefficients have been computed for negative and positive muons through Monte Carlo simulations with the FLUKA code. Calculations have been performed for various geometrical conditions of irradiation of an hermaphrodite phantom, placed in a vacuum. The energy range investigated was 1 MeV to 10 TeV. The calculated results are presented and discussed. A graphical presentation of organ doses is also given.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)227 - 233
Number of pages7
JournalRadiation Protection Dosimetry
Volume74
Issue number4
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 1997
Externally publishedYes

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All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Radiological and Ultrasound Technology
  • Radiation
  • Radiology Nuclear Medicine and imaging
  • Public Health, Environmental and Occupational Health

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