Theoretical methods for the calculation of Bragg curves and 3D distributions of proton beams

@article{Ulmer2010TheoreticalMF,
  title={Theoretical methods for the calculation of Bragg curves and 3D distributions of proton beams},
  author={Waldemar Ulmer and Evangelos Matsinos},
  journal={The European Physical Journal Special Topics},
  year={2010},
  volume={190},
  pages={1-81}
}
  • W. UlmerE. Matsinos
  • Published 21 August 2010
  • Physics
  • The European Physical Journal Special Topics
The well-known Bragg-Kleeman rule RCSDA = A ⋅ E has become a pioneer work in radiation physics of charged particles and is still a useful tool to estimate the range RCSDA of approximately monoenergetic protons with initial energy E0 in a homogeneous medium. The rule is based on the continuous-slowing-down-approximation (CSDA). It results from a generalized (nonrelativistic) Langevin equation and a modification of the phenomenological friction term. The complete integration of this equation… 

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