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Feasibility of photon beam profile deconvolution using a neural network.

08:00 EDT 8th October 2018 | BioPortfolio

Summary of "Feasibility of photon beam profile deconvolution using a neural network."

Ionization chambers are the detectors of choice for photon beam profile scanning. However, they introduce significant volume averaging effect (VAE) that can artificially broaden the penumbra width by 2~3 mm. The purpose of this study is to examine the feasibility of photon beam profile deconvolution (the elimination of VAE from ionization chamber-measured beam profiles) using a three-layer feedforward neural network.

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Name: Medical physics
ISSN: 2473-4209
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