Electron beam simulation applicators

James A. Purdy

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A system for simulating electron beam treatment portals using low temperature melting point alloy is described. Special frames having the same physical dimensions as the electron beam applicators used on the Varian Clinac 20 linear accelerator were designed and constructed.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)911-912
Number of pages2
JournalMedical physics
Issue number6
StatePublished - Nov 1983


  • calibration
  • cavities
  • electron beams
  • fabrication
  • linear accelerators
  • masking
  • simulation
  • spatial distribution
  • uses
  • x radiation


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