Design and Performance of a Multileaf Collimator for Proton Therapy

Chr. Ainsley, S. Avery, E. Diffenderfer, D. Dolney, L. Lin, J. McDonough, J. Metz, R. Scheuermann & Z. A. Tochner
Background: The proton facility under construction at the University of Pennsylvania (Penn) has installed a multileaf collimator (MLC) in the first gantry room. The purpose of the MLC is to shape the dose transverse to the beam direction thus replacing custom-machined apertures and the need to change[for full text, please go to the a.m. URL]