AT.fluence.weighted.LET.MeV.cm2.g

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Description

Computes the fluence-weighted average LET of a particle field

Usage

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Arguments

E.MeV.u

energy of particles in the mixed particle field (array of size number.of.field.components) (see also E.MeV.u).

particle.no

particle index (array of size number.of.field.components) (see also particle.no).

fluence.cm2

fluences of particles in the mixed particle field (array of size number.of.field.components).

material.no

material index (see also material.no).

stopping.power.source.no

TODO (see also stopping.power.source.no).

Value

fluence-weighted

fluence-weighted

See Also

View the C source code here: http://sourceforge.net/apps/trac/libamtrack/browser/tags/0.6.3/src/AT_PhysicsRoutines.c#L638

Examples

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# fluence- and dose-weighted LET for a simple mixed field
# of high and low (99/1) energy protons
AT.fluence.weighted.LET.MeV.cm2.g( E.MeV.u       = c(100, 5),
                                   particle.no   = c(1001, 1001),
                                   fluence.cm2   = c(99e8, 1e8), 
                                   material.no   = 1,                   # water
                                   stopping.power.source.no = 2)              
AT.dose.weighted.LET.MeV.cm2.g( E.MeV.u       = c(100, 5),
                                particle.no   = c(1001, 1001),
                                  fluence.cm2   = c(99e8, 1e8), 
                                material.no   = 1,                   # water
                                   stopping.power.source.no = 2)              

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