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Visual Monte Carlo



The references relevant to VMC “in-vivo” and “dose calculation” are given below. The information given in these references gives a more detailled explanation of how VMC works, and how it was validated and tested.

Hunt, J. G., Dantas B. M., Azeredo, A. M. G. F. Visual Monte Carlo in-vivo in the CONRAD and IAEA Whole Body Counter Intercomparisons. In. Workshop on Uncertainty Assessment in Computational Dosimetry, Bologna, 2007.

Hunt, J. G., Cavalcanti, E. G., dos Santos D. S., Azeredo, A. M. G. Voxel phantoms and Monte Carlo methods applied to internal and external dose calculations. In. 11th International Congress ofThe International Radiation Protection Association, Madrid, IRPA - 11 Proceedings and Abstracts, 2004.

Hunt, J. G., da Silva, F. C., Mauricio, C. L. The validation of Voxel phantoms and Monte Carlo methods applied to external irradiations. Radiation protection and Dosimetry, Vol 108, no. 1, pp. 85-89, 2004.

Hunt, J. G, Dantas, B. M., Lourenço M. C. Voxel phantoms and Monte Carlo methods applied to in vivo measurements for simultaneous 241 Am contamination in four body regions, Workshop on Internal Dosimetry of Radionuclides, Oxford, 2002.

Hunt, J. G, Dantas, B. M, Malatova, I., Benchmarking of Visual Monte Carlo using whole body counter systems, Proceedings of the V Regional Congress on Radiation Protection and Safety– IRPA – Recife, CD-ROM, 2001.

Hunt, J. G.; Santos, D. S.; Silva, F. C.; Malatova, I.; Foltanova, S.; Dantas, B. M.; Azeredo, A. M. G. F.  Application of Voxel Phantoms and Monte Carlo Methods to internal and External Dosimetry  In. 10th International Congress Of The International Radiation Protection Association, Hiroshima- IRPA - 10 Proceedings and Abstracts , v. 1 , n. 1 , p. 78 –78, 2000.

Malatova, I.; Foltanova, S.; Hunt, J. GEstimation of Am-241 Skeleton Contamination Through in vivo measurements using physical and mathematical phantoms.   In. 10th International Congress of the International Radiation Protection Association , 2000 ,  Hiroshima    Proceedings and Abstracts of the IRPA 10 , v. 1 , n. 1 , p. 84 –84.

Hunt, J. G.; Silva, F. C.; Santos, D. S.; Malatova, I.; Dantas, B. M.; Azeredo, A. Visual Monte Carlo and its Application to Internal and External Dosimetry In. MONTE CARLO 2000, 2000,  Lisbon , 2000.

Hunt, J. G.; Malatova, I.; Foltanova, S.; Dantas, B. MCalibration of in vivo Measurement Systems using a Voxel Phantom  In. IN VIVO WORKSHOP, 1999,  Mol Proceedings of the In Vivo Workshop, 1999.

Hunt, J. G., Malátová, I., Foltánová, S. Calculation and Measurement of Calibration Factors for Bone-Surface Seeking Low Energy Gamma Emmiters and Determination of 241 Am Activity in a real case of Internal Contamination. Radiat. Prot. Dosim.  82(3), 215-218 (1999).

Hunt, J. G., Bertelli, L., Dantas, B. M., Lucena, E. Calibration of in vivo measurement systems and evaluation of lung measurement uncertainties using a  voxel phantom. Radiat. Prot. Dosim. 76(3), 179 -184 (1998).

Hunt, J. G., Dantas, B.M., Lucena, E. Calibration of an in vivo system using a voxel phantom. Proceedings of a Workshop on Internal Radionuclides, Avignon, 1997. Radiat. Prot. Dosim.  79 (1-4), 425-427(1998).