Author: Aitkenhead, A.
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MOPML023 Very-High Energy Electron (VHEE) Studies at CERN's CLEAR User Facility 445
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  • A. Lagzda, R.M. Jones
    UMAN, Manchester, United Kingdom
  • A. Aitkenhead, K. Kirkby, R. MacKay, M. Van Herk
    The Christie NHS Foundation Trust, Manchester, United Kingdom
  • R. Corsini, W. Farabolini
    CERN, Geneva, Switzerland
  Funding: Science and Technology Facilities Council (STFC) - United Kingdom
Here we investigate how inserts of various densities (0.001-2.2 g/cm3) affect the dose distribution properties of VHEE beams at ~150 MeV. A range variation comparison was also made with clinical proton beams using TOPAS/GEANT4 Monte Carlo simulations. In addition, we assess the viability of scattering foils for optimizing the size of VHEE beams for radiotherapy purposes. The experiments were conducted at CERN's CLEAR user facility.
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