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Experimental determination of the radial dose distribution in high gradient regions around Ir-192 wires : comparison of electron paramagnetic resonance imaging, films, and Monte Carlo simulations

Bibliographic reference Kolbun, Natallia ; Levêque, Philippe ; Abboud, Fadi ; Bol, Anne ; Vynckier, Stefaan ; et. al. Experimental determination of the radial dose distribution in high gradient regions around Ir-192 wires : comparison of electron paramagnetic resonance imaging, films, and Monte Carlo simulations. In: Medical Physics, Vol. 37, no. 10, p. 5448-5455 (2010)
Permanent URL http://hdl.handle.net/2078.1/34963
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