Re: [fluka-discuss]: CT scan dose equivalent scoring

From: CRISTINA BAHAMONDE CASTRO <cristina.bahamonde_at_utah.edu>
Date: Tue, 28 Apr 2015 18:25:24 +0000

Dear Andrea and all,


Attached is a dropbox link with my .flair, .inp, .vxl and .bnn files for the project. If you need any other files to troubleshoot please let me know.


https://www.dropbox.com/sh/qpea0hrwe9axjsl/AACFE0bi1yGmEccrCoL7LXhRa?dl=0



Thanks


Cristina

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De: Andrea.Mairani_at_mi.infn.it [Andrea.Mairani_at_mi.infn.it]
Enviado: martes, 28 de abril de 2015 0:16
Para: CRISTINA BAHAMONDE CASTRO
CC: fluka-discuss_at_fluka.org
Asunto: Re: [fluka-discuss]: CT scan dose equivalent scoring

Dear Cristina,
can you provide us your input etc so we can look at your problem?
Best regards,
Andrea
> Dear FLUKA experts,
>
>
>
> I'm trying to get the total dose equivalent in pSv deposited in a CTSCAN
> voxel geometry using the USRBIN card produced from the DICOM tool in
> flair. My source is a sphere of alpha particles of 6.48MeV isotropic.
>
>
>
> When looking at the output file, stars are created but no dose appears
> recorded in the voxels and no integrated dose over the volume appears in
> the output either. Nevertheless, when I plot the fort 99 file using
> Flair's
> Plot tab the dose map is created with no issues and a maximum, minimum and
> integral value are also calculated to be 0.029 pSv/primary and cm3. This
> dose appears extremely low to me.
>
>
>
> Also, no stars are recorded when I try to perform smaller runs, such as
> 1000 primaries for example.
>
> Flair's output shows no anomalies and the .err file after the simulation
> is
> finished only shows the amount of stars produced.
>
> Thanks so much for your help
>
> Cristina
>
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