Towards a water calorimetry-based standard for active scanning proton dosimetry

A. Sarfehnia, B. Clasie, E. Chung, H. Lu, J. Flanz, J. McCormack, E. Cascio, H. Paganetti & J. Seuntjes
Purpose: To investigate and validate the use of a 4°C stagnant water calorimeter for accurate measurement of absolute dose in double scattered and scanned proton beams, and to develop a protocol facilitating the direct measurement of absolute absorbed dose to water in active scanning proton beams.[for full text, please go to the a.m. URL]