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RIS citation export for MOPAB418: Tracking and LET Measurements with the MiniPIX-TimePIX Detector for 60 MeV Clinical Protons

AU  - Yap, J.S.L.
AU  - Bal, N.J.S.
AU  - Brooke, M.D.
AU  - Granja, C.
AU  - Kacperek, A.
AU  - Oancea, C.
AU  - Welsch, C.P.
ED  - Liu, Lin
ED  - Byrd, John M.
ED  - Neuenschwander, Regis T.
ED  - Picoreti, Renan
ED  - Schaa, Volker R. W.
TI  - Tracking and LET Measurements with the MiniPIX-TimePIX Detector for 60 MeV Clinical Protons
J2  - Proc. of IPAC2021, Campinas, SP, Brazil, 24-28 May 2021
CY  - Campinas, SP, Brazil
T2  - International Particle Accelerator Conference
T3  - 12
LA  - english
AB  - Recent advancements in accelerator technology have led the rapid emergence of particle therapy facilities worldwide, affirming the need for enhanced characterisation methods of radiation fields and radiobiological effects. The Clatterbridge Cancer Centre, UK operates a 60 MeV proton beam to treat ocular cancers and facilitates studies into proton induced radiobiological responses. Accordingly, an indicator of radiation quality is the linear energy transfer (LET), a challenging physical quantity to measure. The MiniPIX-Timepix is a miniaturised, hybrid semiconductor pixel detector with a Timepix ASIC, enabling wide-range measurements of the deposited energy, position and direction of individual charged particles. High resolution spectrometric tracking and simultaneous energy measurements of single particles enable the beam profile, time, spatial dose mapping and LET (0.1 to >100 keV/µm) to be resolved. Measurements were performed to determine the LET spectra in silicon, at different positions along the Bragg Peak (BP). We discuss the experimental setup, preliminary results and applicability of the MiniPIX for clinical environments.
PB  - JACoW Publishing
CP  - Geneva, Switzerland
SP  - 1260
EP  - 1263
KW  - detector
KW  - radiation
KW  - proton
KW  - instrumentation
KW  - experiment
DA  - 2021/08
PY  - 2021
SN  - 2673-5490
SN  - 978-3-95450-214-1
DO  - doi:10.18429/JACoW-IPAC2021-MOPAB418
UR  - https://jacow.org/ipac2021/papers/mopab418.pdf
ER  -