Automated and robust beam data validation of a preconfigured ring gantry linear accelerator using a 1D tank with synchronized beam delivery and couch motions

  title={Automated and robust beam data validation of a preconfigured ring gantry linear accelerator using a 1D tank with synchronized beam delivery and couch motions},
  author={Nels Knutson and Matthew C. Schmidt and Francisco J Reynoso and Yao Hao and Thomas R. Mazur and Eric Laugeman and Geoffrey D. Hugo and Sasa Mutic and H. Harold Li and Wilfred Ngwa and Bin Cai and Erno Sajo},
  journal={Journal of Applied Clinical Medical Physics},
  pages={200 - 207}
Abstract Purpose To develop an efficient and automated methodology for beam data validation for a preconfigured ring gantry linear accelerator using scripting and a one‐dimensional (1D) tank with automated couch motions. Materials and methods Using an application programming interface, a program was developed to allow the user to choose a set of beam data to validate with measurement. Once selected the program generates a set of instructions for radiation delivery with synchronized couch… 
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