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Monte Carlo-based simulation of dynamic jaws tomotherapy

Bibliographic reference Sterpin, Edmond. Monte Carlo-based simulation of dynamic jaws tomotherapy. In: Medical Physics, Vol. 38, no. 9, p. 5230-5238 (2011)
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