17-19 October 2018
Laboratori Nazionali di Frascati INFN
Europe/Rome timezone

Silicon Detectors for Real-Time Dosimetry in Radiation Therapy

18 Oct 2018, 09:30
Aula Salvini (Laboratori Nazionali di Frascati INFN)

Aula Salvini

Laboratori Nazionali di Frascati INFN

Via E. Fermi 40 00044 Frascati (RM)


Prof. Michael Lerch (Univeristy of Wollongong)


The evolution of silicon sensors for real-time radiation dosimetry is essential for new cancer treatments that incorporate small or mixed radiation fields. At the Centre for Medical Radiation Physics, University of Wollongong, Australia, such sensors are being designed, developed and tested in a wide variety of radiation oncology modalities including megavoltage radiotherapy, brachytherapy, proton therapy and heavy ion therapy at cancer treatment facilities around the world. This talk will provide an overview of the current status of developments.

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Prof. Michael Lerch (Univeristy of Wollongong)

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