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Consistency in quality correction factors for ionization chamber dosimetry in scanned proton beam therapy:

Bibliographic reference Sorriaux, Jefferson ; Testa, M. ; Paganetti, H. ; Bertrand, D. ; Lee, John Aldo ; et. al. Consistency in quality correction factors for ionization chamber dosimetry in scanned proton beam therapy:. In: Medical Physics, Vol. 44, no.9, p. 4919-4927 (2017)
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