Zero-shift thimble ionization chamber

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Journal titleMedical physics
Pages11611163; # of pages: 3
SubjectBiomedical equipment; Dosimetry; Ionisation chambers; Effective point of measurement; Ionization chambers
AbstractPurpose: Verify experimentally the theoretical prediction of F. Tessier and I. Kawrakow [Med. Phys. 37, 96–107 (2010)] that it is possible to design a thimble ionization chamber with no shift in its effective point of measurement (EPOM), i.e., a chamber that provides a measure of the dose to the medium at the location of its central axis.
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AffiliationNational Research Council Canada (NRC-CNRC); NRC Institute for National Measurement Standards
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NPARC number16378394
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