Date: biannually (last course May-April 2013)
Coordinator: Dr. B. van Asselen
This is an advanced course on accelerator technique and provides the participants with detailed information on accelerator techniques involved in clinically used accelerators. The course is organized biannually.
This program is designed to meet the interest of medical physics residents. PhD students and students with an interest in linear accelerators can also participate.
Structure of the course
The course consists of 4 lecture days of 2 lecture hours.
The course is free of charge.
- Production of X-rays
- Megavoltage linear accelerators
- Beam optics
- Electron beam
- Photon beam
- Output measurements
- Linac tuning
- Vacuum system and water-cooling
Contact and RouteContact
Dr. B. van Asselen (b.vanasselen[at]umcutrecht.nl
Department of Radiotherapy UMC Utrecht
3584 CX Utrecht To the UMC Utrecht http://www.umcutrecht.nl/contact/