Physical Parameters Related to Quantify Quality of Effectiveness of Charged Particles at Lower Doses


Quality factors for protons and helium particles has determined for cell inactivation using linear energy transfer. The quality has also been investigated as a function for other physical parameters, such as mean free path and effective charge for protons and helium particles, for a better interpretation to the effectiveness of these charged particles in V79 cells. Explanation of quality is clearly illustrated in terms of the average dis-tance of energy deposition events in biological systems.

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A. Ali Yousif, I. Bahari and M. Yasir, "Physical Parameters Related to Quantify Quality of Effectiveness of Charged Particles at Lower Doses," World Journal of Nuclear Science and Technology, Vol. 1 No. 1, 2011, pp. 1-5. doi: 10.4236/wjnst.2011.11001.

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