Fluence to effective dose conversion coefficients for protons from 5 MeV to 10 TeV

A. Ferrari, M. Pelliccioni, M. Pillon

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Abstract

Conversion coefficients from proton fluence to effective dose have been calculated by the FLUKA code for various geometrical conditions of irradiation of an anthropomorphic phantom placed in a vacuum. Calculations have been performed for monoenergetic protons of energy ranging from 5 MeV to 10 TeV. Since no conversion coefficients in terms of effective dose are known at present for protons, this paper closes an important data gap.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)85 - 91
Number of pages7
JournalRadiation Protection Dosimetry
Volume71
Issue number2
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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