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Electron beam physics 

Electron beam physics
Electron beam physics

G Pitchford

and A Nisbet

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date: 23 October 2019

High energy electron beams may be used in preference to megavoltage photons in situations where their physical dose distribution offers advantages over those of photons. The shape of an electron beam depth dose curve is characterized by a small skin sparing effect, a relatively uniform dose for a definite depth around the depth of maximum dose (d...

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