Tissue equivalence of some phantom materials for proton beams

V. Vasiliev, V. Kostyuchenko, O. Riazantsev, V. Khaibullin, S. Samarin & A. Uglov
Tissue and water equivalence of some phantom materials originally developed for conventional radiation therapy was investigated on the ITEP medical proton beam. The Bragg curve was measured for three variants of Plastic Water, Lung, Adipose, Muscle and Compact bone substitute materials (CIRS Inc., USA)[for full text, please go to the a.m. URL]