GafChromic film spectroscopy of a laser-accelerated proton beam: a dose to water, Monte Carlo approach

D. Kirby, S. Green, F. Fiorini, L. Romagnani, M. Borghesi, S. Kar & D. Doria
Ion beam therapy (IBT) is a steadily growing field of radiotherapy, with now around 30 centres worldwide offering therapy with mainly proton and/or carbon ion beams. One of the current drawbacks with IBT is the cost of the accelerator required to produce fast ions, and alternative means of ion [for full text, please go to the a.m. URL]