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Feasibility study of a proton CT system based on 4D-tracking and residual energy determination via time-of-flight

@inproceedings{UlrichPur2021FeasibilitySO,
  title={Feasibility study of a proton CT system based on 4D-tracking and residual energy determination via time-of-flight},
  author={Felix Ulrich-Pur and Thomas Bergauer and Alexander Burker and Albert Hirtl and Christian Irmler and Stefanie Kaser and Florian Michael Pitters and Simon Rit},
  year={2021}
}
For dose calculations in ion beam therapy, it is vital to accurately determine the relative stopping power (RSP) distribution within the treated volume. Currently, RSP values are extrapolated from Hounsfield units (HU), measured with x-ray computed tomography (CT), which entails RSP inaccuracies due to conversion errors. A suitable method to improve the treatment plan accuracy is proton computed tomography (pCT). A typical pCT system consists of a tracking system and a separate residual energy… Expand

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