Microdosimetric calculations of the direct DNA damage induced by low energy electrons using the Geant4-DNA Monte Carlo code.

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Summary of "Microdosimetric calculations of the direct DNA damage induced by low energy electrons using the Geant4-DNA Monte Carlo code."

To calculate the yield of direct DNA damage induced by low energy electrons using Monte Carlo generated microdosimetric spectra at the nanometer scale and examine the influence of various simulation inputs. The potential of classical microdosimetry to offer a viable and simpler alternative to more elaborate mechanistic approaches for practical applications is discussed.


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Name: Physics in medicine and biology
ISSN: 1361-6560


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