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Radiation dosimetry in radiotherapy: a model for an extrinsic optical fiber sensor
Author(s): Anna Grazia Mignani; Salvatore Romano; Franco Fusi; Andrea A. Mencaglia
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Paper Abstract

The success of radiotherapy relies on the on-line monitoring of the dose of radiation to which the tumour and its adjacent tissues are exposed. Conventional thermoluminescence dosimeters provide only off-line monitoring, since they determine the radiation dosage after completion of the exposure.

Paper Details

Date Published: 18 June 1998
PDF: 4 pages
Proc. SPIE 3483, European Workshop on Optical Fibre Sensors, (18 June 1998); doi: 10.1117/12.309649
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Anna Grazia Mignani, Istituto di Ricerca sulle Onde Elettromagnetiche-CNR (Italy)
Salvatore Romano, Univ. of Florence (Italy)
Franco Fusi, Univ. of Florence (Italy)
Andrea A. Mencaglia, Prodotec srl (Italy)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 3483:
European Workshop on Optical Fibre Sensors
Brian Culshaw; Julian D. C. Jones, Editor(s)

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