X-ray surface dose measurements using TLD extrapolation.

@article{Kron1993XraySD,
  title={X-ray surface dose measurements using TLD extrapolation.},
  author={Tomas Kron and Alan Elliot and Tony P. Wong and Graham A Showell and B S Clubb and Peter E. Metcalfe},
  journal={Medical physics},
  year={1993},
  volume={20 3},
  pages={703-11}
}
Surface dose measurements in therapeutic x-ray beams are of importance in determining the dose to the skin of patients undergoing radiotherapy. Measurements were performed in the 6-MV beam of a medical linear accelerator with LiF thermoluminescence dosimeters (TLD) using a solid water phantom. TLD chips (surface area 3.17 x 3.17 cm2) of three different thicknesses (0.230, 0.099, and 0.038 g/cm2) were used to extrapolate dose readings to an infinitesimally thin layer of LiF. This surface dose… CONTINUE READING

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