Nuclear emulsion film detectors for proton radiography: design and test of the first prototype

S. Braccini, A. Ereditato, I. Kreslo, U. Moser, C. Pistillo, P. Scampoli & S. Studer
Protontherapy is nowadays becoming a wide spread clinical practice in cancer therapy and sophisticated treatment planning systems are routinely used to exploit at best the ballistic properties of charged particles. The information about the quality of the beams and the range of the protons is a key [for full text, please go to the a.m. URL]