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Heavy Charged-Particle Beams
2.1 Particle Types
2.2 Beam Characteristics
2.3 Beam Quality
2.4Shaping of High-Dose Volume
2.4.1 Longitudinal Distribution
2.4.2 Transverse Distribution
2.5 Time Structure
Dosimetric Principles
3.1 Introduction
3.2 General Considerations for Dose Mea- surements
3.3Uncertainties and Errors in Dosimetry
4.1 Introduction
5.3 Procedures
Ionization Chambers
6.1 Introduction
6.2 Ionization Chambers of Known Geome- try
6.3 The Ionization Chambers of Indetermi- nate Geometry
Methods of Relative Dosimetry
7.1 Introduction
7.2 Thermoluminescent Dosimetry (TLD)
7.3 Photographic Film Emulsion
7.4 Silicon Diode Detectors
7.5 Activation
7.6Other Relative Dose and Radiation Qual- ity Estimates
Practical Considerations
8.1 Introduction
8.2 Experimental Methods
8.3 Uncertainties
8.4 Dosimetry Intercomparisons
List of Symbols
Limitations on the Use of Ionization Chambers
C.1 Introduction
C.2Ion Pair Production in the Gas
C.3 Stopping Powers
C.4 Ionization Recombination
C.5Stability of the Ionization Chamber
C.6Calibration of the Ionization Chamber
Heavy Charged Particle Dosimetry Factors
Radiation Quality
E.1 Introduction
E.2 Phase Space
E.3 Cross Sections
E.4 Theory and Calculations
E.6 Microdosimetry
E.7 Indirect Techniques
E.8 Radiation Quality and Biological Re-
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Aapm Report No. 16 Protocol for Heavy

Aapm Report No. 16 Protocol for Heavy

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