[Gate-users] Depth dependence of fluence to investigate electron beam buildup dose discrepancy

G Tom gregthom992 at gmail.com
Fri Mar 2 13:27:33 CET 2018

HI all,

Does anyone have any ideas how to produce the graph of fluence vs depth and
"planar" fluence vs depth using FluenceActor in Gate for a simulated
electron beam ? These are example graphs from the ICRU report 35 which I

Thank you.

On Thu, Mar 1, 2018 at 4:37 AM, G Tom <gregthom992 at gmail.com> wrote:

> Hi all, I'm simulating  electron depth doses for electron beam from linear
> accelerator. I find some disagreement in buildup area possibly due to low
> energy electrons and or low energy photons. Now I want to see the fluence
> vs depth for primary electrons, secondary electrons and electrons from
> photon interactions much like the attached reference. Can the Fluence actor
> be used for this fluence vs depth profile whilevseparting primaries? Fig
> Thanks in advance.
> Gt
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