Application of EGS and ETRAN to Problems in Medical Physics and Dosimetry

  • Walter R. Nelson
Part of the Ettore Majorana International Science Series book series (EMISS, volume 3)


In this final lecture dealing with electromagnetic cascades we will look at a few applications of Monte Carlo programs to problems of interest in medical physics and dosimetry. In particular, we will consider two areas: 1) bremsstrahlung production from medical accelerators; 2) photon dosimetry at medium to low energies.


Silicon Detector Monte Carlo Program Bremsstrahlung Spectrum Silicon Diode Energy Bremsstrahlung 
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© Plenum Press, New York 1980

Authors and Affiliations

  • Walter R. Nelson
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  1. 1.Health and Safety DivisionCERNGeneva 23Switzerland

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