Causes of scalds in radiotherapy
Abstract:On the example of the global analysis of the wavefront of the simple two-dimensional caustic it has been shown polychromatic radiation builds the total intensity in the caustic region. The possible reasons of scalds are the imperfections of the surface and – first of all – the edges of the collimator.
Document Type: Original Article
Affiliations: Institute of Physics, Wrocław University of Technology, 50-370 Wrocław, ul. Wybrzeże Wyspiańskiego 27, Poland
Publication date: 2002-10-01