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Review on Radiotherapy and Fiber-Optic Radiation Dosimeter

Mahendra Yadav


The dosimetry system is based on fiber-coupled organic scintillators and can be perceived as a well characterized, independent alternative to the methods that are in clinical use today. The dosimeter itself does not require a voltage supply, and is composed of water equivalent materials. The dosimeter can be fabricated with a sensitive volume smaller than a cubic millimeter, which is small enough to resolve the small radiation fields encountered in modern radiotherapy. This review concludes that the new pulse-resolved dosimeter holds great potential for modern radiotherapy applications and characteristics of the dosimeter were
evaluated by the sensor’s output intensity response in these conditions

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