Bulletin of the Lebedev Physics Institute

, Volume 46, Issue 7, pp 222–224 | Cite as

Comparison of Electron Beam Scattering at Edges of 3D-Printed Plastic and Metal Collimators

  • A. A. Krasnykh
  • Yu. M. Cherepennikov
  • S. G. Stuchebrov
  • I. A. Miloichikova
  • B. M. Gavrikov
  • D. A. Belousov
  • M. A. KazaryanEmail author


Dose distributions of 6-MeV electrons in the region of edges of metal and plastic collimators are compared using calculated and experimental data. The results of the study show an insignificant disagreement in the dose distributions: the difference in the penumbra widths does not exceed 1.1 mm.


electron beam collimator numerical simulation clinical linear accelerator dose distribution 


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This study was supported by the Russian Science Foundation, project no. 18-79-10052.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • A. A. Krasnykh
    • 1
  • Yu. M. Cherepennikov
    • 1
  • S. G. Stuchebrov
    • 1
  • I. A. Miloichikova
    • 1
    • 2
  • B. M. Gavrikov
    • 3
  • D. A. Belousov
    • 4
  • M. A. Kazaryan
    • 5
    Email author
  1. 1.National research Tomsk Polytechnic UniversityTomskRussia
  2. 2.Tomsk Cancer Research Institute, Tomsk National Research Medical CenterRussian Academy of Medical SciencesTomskRussia
  3. 3.Moscow Municipal Oncological Hospital no. 62Moscow regionRussia
  4. 4.Institute of Automation and ElectrometrySiberian Branch of the Russian Academy of ScienceNovosibirskRussia
  5. 5.Lebedev Physical InstituteRussian Academy of SciencesMoscowRussia

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