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Segment-averaged LET concept and analytical calculation from microdosimetric quantities in proton radiation therapy.

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Summary of "Segment-averaged LET concept and analytical calculation from microdosimetric quantities in proton radiation therapy."

This work introduces the concept of segment-averaged linear energy transfer (LET) as a new approach to average distributions of LET of proton beams based on a revisiting of microdosimetry theory. The concept of segment-averaged LET is then used to generate an analytical model from Monte Carlo simulations data to perform fast and accurate calculations of LET distributions for proton beams.

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Name: Medical physics
ISSN: 2473-4209
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