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Published by International Commission on Radiation Units and Measurements in Bethesda, MD .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Protons -- Charts, diagrams, etc.,
  • Alpha rays -- Charts, diagrams, etc.,
  • Stopping power (Nuclear physics) -- Charts, diagrams, etc.

Book details:

Edition Notes

SeriesICRU report -- 49
ContributionsInternational Commission on Radiation Units and Measurements.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsRA1231.R2, QC793.5.P727S76
The Physical Object
Paginationx, 286 p. :
Number of Pages286
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22224630M
ISBN 100913394475

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Stopping powers and ranges for protons and alpha particles. Bethesda, MD: International Commission on Radiation Units and Measurements, © (OCoLC) Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: International Commission on Radiation Units and Measurements. ISBN: OCLC Number: Notes: "Issued: @article{osti_, title = {Stopping powers and ranges for protons and alpha particles}, author = {}, abstractNote = {This report contains stopping-power and range tables for protons and alpha particles. The tables include data for 73 materials, and cover the energy region from 1 keV to MeV for protons, and to MeV for alpha particles ({sup 4}He ions). ICRU () ICRU Rep Stopping Powers and Ranges for Protons and Alpha Particles. International Commission on Radiation Units and Measurements. has been cited by the following article: TITLE: Biological Dose Estimation Model for Proton Beam Therapy. AUTHORS: Vladimir Anferov, Indra J. . The Report encompasses the tablulation of stopping powers and ranges for 73 materials and covers the energy ranges 1 keV to 10, MeV for protons, and up to MeV for alpha particles. Included are collision (electronic), nuclear, and total stopping powers, csda ranges, and detour factors.

Stopping powers and ranges for protons and alpha particles. By International Commission on Radiation Units and Measurements. Bethesda. Topics: Health Physics and Radiation Effects. Publisher: ICRU. Year: OAI identifier: oai: Provided by. The International Commission on Radiation Units and Measurements (ICRU) published Report No. 49, Stopping Powers and Ranges for Protons and Alpha Particles, in Since the report shows only limited comparisons to experimental data, this Commentary discusses limits on the accuracy of its tables. Stopping-power and range tables can be calculated for electrons in any user-specified material and for protons and helium ions in 74 materials. Update The data for graphite, air and water have been recently re-evaluated by a committee of the ICRU resulting in ICRU Report   In conclusion, we have presented a set of stopping powers and ranges of electrons, protons and alpha particles calculated in water using the Geant4-DNA package. The results show an overall agreement for high particle energies, in comparison with several data sources.

An example of the application of one of the above equations would be the following calculation of the stopping power for a MeV beta particle (E max) emitted from 90 Y traveling through an aluminum course, the beta particles emitted from 90 Y encompass a wide spectrum of energies between zero and a maximum value or E is the E max that will be used in this example. Following up on ICRU Reports 37 (Stopping powers for electrons and positrons) and 49 (Stopping powers and ranges for protons and alpha particles), this report presents a critical survey on. Shell corrections (usually noted using the symbol C/Z2) constitute a large correction to proton stopping powers in the energy range of MeV, with a maximum correction of about 6%. It corrects the Bethe-Bloch theory requirement that the particle’s velocity is far greater than the bound electron velocity. Ziegler, J. F. Comments on ICRU Report No. Stopping Powers and Ranges for Protons and Alpha Particles. Radiat. Res. , (). The International Commission on Radiation Units and Measurements (ICRU) published Report No. 49, Stopping Powers and Ranges for Protons and Alpha Particles, in