Faculty Advisor

Medich, David Christopher

Abstract

The Source Production & Equipment Co. (SPEC) Model M-15 Iridium Brachytherapy is intended for use as a temporary High Dose Rate (HDR) Brachytherapy source. The clinical dosimetry parameters of this source was calculated using the MCNP Monte Carlo analysis program (MCNP6; Los Alamos National Laboratory) in accordance to the updated AAPM Task Group Report No.43 (TG43U1). All TG43U1 dosimetry parameters and their respective statistical uncertainty are presented in the reports.

Publisher

Worcester Polytechnic Institute

Date Accepted

April 2014

Major

Engineering Physics

Project Type

Major Qualifying Project

Accessibility

Unrestricted

Advisor Department

Physics

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