Magnetic decoupling of the linac in a low field biplanar linac-MR system

@inproceedings{Aubin2010MagneticDO,
  title={Magnetic decoupling of the linac in a low field biplanar linac-MR system},
  author={James St. Aubin},
  year={2010}
}
Purpose: The integration of a low field biplanar magnetic resonance MR imager and linear accelerator linac causes magnetic interference at the linac due to the MR fringe fields. In order to eliminate this interference, passive and active magnetic shielding designs are investigated. Methods: The optimized design of passive magnetic shielding was performed using the finite element method. The design was required to achieve no greater than a 20% electron beam loss within the linac waveguide and… CONTINUE READING

References

Publications referenced by this paper.
Showing 1-9 of 9 references

Effect of transverse magnetic fields on a simulated in - line 6 MV linac

  • S. Steciw Aubin, B. G. Fallone
  • Phys . Med . Biol .
  • 2010

Towards magnetic resonance imaging guided radiation therapy

  • S. Rathee, B. G. Fallone
  • 2007

Actuation methods for applications in MR environments , ” Con -

  • S. Steciw J. St. Aubin, B. G. Fallone
  • cepts Magn . Reson . , Part B

Development of a linac - MRI system for real - time ART

  • K. Wachowicz, C. Kirkby

Magnetic shielding of a coupled MRI - Linac system

  • T. Stanescu Steciw, M. Carlone, B. G. Fallone
  • Med . Phys .

Similar Papers

Loading similar papers…