# Radiotherapy Proton Interactions in Matter

@article{Gottschalk2018RadiotherapyPI, title={Radiotherapy Proton Interactions in Matter}, author={Bernard Gottschalk}, journal={arXiv: Medical Physics}, year={2018} }

A survey of physics useful to proton radiotherapy, centered on stopping, scattering and hard scatters:
1. Introduction
2. The fundamental formula dose = fluence x mass stopping power. Practical units, comments on effective stopping power.
3. Range: experimental definition, Beth-Bloch CSDA theory, range-energy tables and approximations, range straggling.
4. Multiple Coulomb Scattering: suggested reading, elements of Moliere theory, the Gaussian approximation, scattering power.
5. Hard…

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