Scientific output: SCK•CEN Dosimetry

Peer-reviewed article

  • Nascimento, L. F., F. Vanhavere, S. Kodaira, H. Kitamura, D. Verellen, and Y. De Deene. "Application of Al 2 O 3: C+ fibre dosimeters for 290MeV/n carbon therapeutic beam dosimetry." Radiation Physics and Chemistry 115 (2015): 75-80.
  • Nascimento, L.F.; Vanhavere, F. ; BOOGERS, E. ; VANDECASTEELE, J. ; DE DEENE, Y. . Medical dosimetry using a RL/OSL prototype. Radiation Measurements, v. 69, p. 01, 2014.
  • NASCIMENTO, L. F.; D'AGOSTINO, E. ; VANIQUI, A. C. S. ; Vanhavere, F. ; DE DEENE, Y. . Characterization of OSL and OSLN droplets for dosimetry.. Annalen Van de Belgische Vereniging Voor Stralingsbescherming, v. 38, p. 271, 2013.
  • NASCIMENTO, L. F.; D'AGOSTINO, E. ; VANIQUI, A. C. S. ; SALDARRIAGA, C. ; Vanhavere, F. ; DE DEENE, Y. . CHARACTERISATION OF OSL AND OSLN DROPLETS FOR DOSIMETRY. Radiation Protection Dosimetry, v. 160, p. 1-4, 2013.
  • Chiriotti, S., Moro, D., Conte, V., Grosswendt, B., Vanhavere F. and Vynckier, S. (2016). Indirect method to monitor the site size in sealed TEPCs. Radiation Measurements, Radiation Measurements 85, 26-31.
  • Chiriotti, S., Moro, D., Conte, V., Colautti, P., Grosswendt, B., Sterpin, E. and Vynckier, S. (2015).  Influence of the physical data to calibrate TEPCs. Radiat. Prot. Dosim. 166 (1-4), 238-241. doi:10.1093/rpd/ncv140. 
  • Chiriotti, S., Moro, D., Colautti, P., Conte, V., Grosswendt, B. (2015). Equivalence of pure propane and propane-TE gases for Tissue microdosimetric measurements, Radiat. Prot Dosim. doi:10.1093/rpd/ncv293
  • Moro, D., Chiriotti, S., Conte, V., Colautti, P., Grosswendt, B. (2015) Lineal energy calibration of a spherical TEPC. Radiat. Prot. Dosim. 166 (1-4), 233-237. doi: 10.1093/rpd/ncv153. 
  • Moro, D., Chiriotti, S., (2015). EuTEPC: measurements in gamma and neutron fields. Radiation Protection Dosimetry. December 2015. 166 (1-4), 266-270. doi: 10.1093/rpd/ncv154.
  • Colautti, P., Moro, D., Chiriotti, S., Conte, V., Evangelista, L., Bortolussi, S., Protti, N., Postuma, I., Altieri. S. (2014). Microdosimetric measurements in the thermal neutron irradiation facility of LENA reactor. Applied Radiation and Isotope 88, 147-152
  • Chiriotti, S., Moro, D., Conte, V., Colautti, P., D'Agostino, E., Sterpin E. and Vynckier, S.  (2014). Monte Carlo tools to supplement experimental microdosimetric spectra. Radiat Prot Dosimetry. 161 (1-4): 454-458. doi:10.1093/rpd/nct248
  • Moro, D., Chiriotti, S., Colautti, P., Conte, V. (2014) Gas Gain Measurements in propane. Radiat. Prot. Dosim.  161 (1-4): 459-463. doi:10.1093/rpd/ncu005.

Poster and/or oral presentations International Conferences

  • Nascimento, Luano De Freitas. A method to correct afterglow in radioluminescence measurements using Al2O3:C. 2015. LUMDETR- Tartu/Estonia (The 9th International Conference on Luminescent Detectors and Transformers of Ionizing Radiation) - Poster
  • Nascimento, Luano De Freitas; VANHAVERE, F. ; KODAIRA, S. ; VERELLEN, D. . Radioluminescence results from an Al2O3:C fibre prototype: 290 MeV/n Carbon and 230 MeV/n proton beams. 2015. San Diego/USA. PTCOG (Particle Therapy Collaborative Group International Conference) - Poster
  • Nascimento, Luano De Freitas; Vanhavere, F. ; BOOGERS, E. ; VANDECASTEELE, J. ; DE DEENE, Y. MEDICAL DOSIMETRY USING A RL/OSL PROTOTYPE. 2013, Recife/Brazil. 17th International Conference on Solid State Dosimetry (SSD). - Poster
  • Nascimento, Luano De Freitas; Vanhavere, F. ; BOOGERS, E. ; Dagostino, E. ; DE DEENE, Y. Characterization of OSL Al2O3:C droplets for medical dosimetry. 2012 Halle/Germany. LUMDETR 8th International Conference on Luminescent Detectors and Transformers of Ionizing Radiation. - Poster
  • Nascimento, Luano De Freitas; Vanhavere, F. ; Dagostino, E. ; DE DEENE, Y. CHARACTERIZATION OF OSL AL2O3:C DROPLETS FOR MEDICAL DOSIMETRY. 2012 Beijing/Bowie. World Congress 2012 Medical Physics and Biomedical Engineering, Beijing, China Organised by IFMBE and IOMP. CHARACTERIZATION OF OSL AL2O3:C DROPLETS FOR MEDICAL DOSIMETRY. - Oral presentation
  • Nascimento, Luano De Freitas; Vanhavere, F. ; DE DEENE, Y; Verellen, D. On-line dosimetry for radiotherapy using non-invasive optical fibre sensors with Al2O3:C OSL detectors. 2014 Athens/Greece. 8th European Conference on Medical Physics. - Oral presentation
  • Chiriotti, S., Moro, D., Colautti, P., Conte, V., Vanhavere F. and Vynckier, S. Microdosimetry for hadron therapy using mini Tissue-Equivalent proportional counters. Annual Symposium of the Belgian Hospital Physicists Association (BHPA).26-27 February 2016. Oral presentation.
  • Chiriotti, S., Moro, D., Colautti, P., Conte, V., Mairani. A. Carbon microdosimetric data with FLUKA code. EURADOS AM2016 8-11 February 2016. Oral presentation.
  • Chiriotti, S., Moro, D., Colautti, P., Conte, V. Mini TEPCs for carbon-ion therapy. Nano-IBCT, Boppard, Germany. 27-31 October 2014. Poster presentation.
  • Chiriotti, S., Moro, D., Colautti, P., Conte, V., Grosswendt, B. General aspects to calibrate TEPCs in terms of lineal energy (RAD 2014) held in Niš, Serbia 27-30 May 2014. Oral presentation.
  • Chiriotti, S., Moro, D., Colautti, P., Conte, V., Grosswendt, B., Vynckier, S. Critical assessment of physical data to calibrate microdosimetric spectra. 7-9 May 2014, MiND-IBCT Workshop. (Wiener Neustadt, Austria). Oral presentation.
  • Chiriotti, S., Moro, D., Conte, V., Colautti, P., D'Agostino, E., Vanhavere, F., Sterpin E. and Vynckier, S. Simulations of 62 MeV proton microdosimetric spectra with Monte Carlo code FLUKA. Annual Symposium of the Belgian Hospital Physicists Association (BHPA).7-8 February 2014. Oral presentation.
  • Chiriotti, S., Moro, D., Colautti, P., Conte, V., Grosswendt, B. Equivalence of pure propane and propane-TE gases for Tissue microdosimetric measurements. MICROS-2013 16th Intern. Symposium on Microdosimetry, 20-25 October 2013. Poster presentation.
  • Chiriotti, S., Moro, D., Conte, V., Colautti, P., Grosswendt, B., Sterpin, E. and Vynckier, S. Influence of the physical data to calibrate TEPCs. MICROS-2013 16th Intern. Symposium on Microdosimetry, 20-25 October 2013. Poster presentation.
  • Moro, D., Chiriotti, S., Conte, V., Colautti, P., Grosswendt, B. Lineal energy calibration of a spherical TEPC. MICROS-2013 16th Intern. Symposium on Microdosimetry, 20-25 October 2013. Poster presentation.
  • Moro, D., Chiriotti, S. EuTEPC: measurements in gamma and neutron fields. MICROS-2013 16th Intern. Symposium on Microdosimetry, 20-25 October 2013. Poster presentation.
  • Chiriotti, S., Moro, D., Colautti, P., Conte, V. TEPC Gas Gain Measurements in pure propane. 12th Neutron and Ion Dosimetry Symposium (NEUDOS-12). 3-7 June 2013, Poster presentation.
  • Chiriotti, S., Moro, D., Conte, V., Colautti, P., D'Agostino, E., Sterpin E. and Vynckier, S. A complementary technique to calibrate TEPC using Monte Carlo tools. 12th Neutron and Ion Dosimetry Symposium (NEUDOS-12). 3-7 June 2013. Poster presentation.
  • Chiriotti, S., D'Agostino, E. Basic principles and applications of microdosimetry. SCK•CEN; DOREMI, Mol, Belgium, February 26, 2013. (European master in radiation biology). [International Course] Oral presentation.
  • Chiriotti, S., Moro, D., Conte, V., Colautti, P., D'Agostino, E., Sterpin E. and Vynckier, S. Using Monte Carlo for calibrating microdosimetric spectra. Annual Symposium of the Belgian Hospital Physicists Association (BHPA), 1-2 February 2013. Oral presentation.
  • Chiriotti, S., Moro, D., Colautti, P., D'Agostino, E., Sterpin E. and Vynckier, S. Microdosimetric characterization of a therapeutic charged particle beam. 1st BHTC in vitro Workshop. Brussels, October 25, 2012. Oral presentation.
  • Chiriotti, S., D'Agostino, E., Sterpin E., Colautti, P., Agosteo, S. and Vynckier, S.  Microdosimetry of hadron beams: state of the art. Annual Symposium of the Belgian Hospital Physicists Association (BHPA), February 2012. Poster presentation.

Poster and/or oral presentations National Conferences

  • Nascimento, Luano De Freitas. MEDICAL DOSIMETRY WITH A RL/OSL PROTOTYPE. 2016 Liege/Belgium. BHPA – Belgian Hospital Physics Association. - Oral presentation
  • Nascimento, Luano De Freitas; Vanhavere, F. ; Dagostino, E. ; DE DEENE, Y. On-line dosimetry for radiotherapy using non-invasive optical fibre sensors with Al2O3:C OSL detectors. 2012 Mol,belgium PhD Day - SCK-CEN. - Oral presentation
  • Chiriotti, S. The role of microdosimetry in radiotherapy. EHS Institute Meeting, SCK•CEN (Mol, Belgium). 18 May 2015
  • S. Chiriotti, D. Moro, V. Conte, P. Colautti, E. D'Agostino, F. Vanhavere, S. Vynckier. Microdosimetry for hadron therapy: characterization of a therapeutic charge particle beam using a mini TEPC.  PhD Day SCK•CEN. 28 April 2015 (Mol, Belgium). Oral presentation.
  • S. Chiriotti, D. Moro, V. Conte, P. Colautti, E. D'Agostino, F. Vanhavere, E. Sterpin and S. Vynckier. Microdosimetric characterization of therapeutic charge particle beams. IREC PhD Day 26th September 2014 Brussels, Belgium). Poster presentation.
  • S.Chiriotti, D. Moro, V. Conte, P. Colautti, E. D'Agostino, E. Sterpin and S. Vynckier. Microdosimetric measurements of beam quality for hadron therapy using TEPCs and silicon detectors. PhD Day SCK•CEN. 24 April 2014 (Mol, Belgium). Oral presentation.
  • S. Chiriotti, D. Moro, P. Colautti, V. Conte, E. D'Agostino, F. Vanhavere E. Sterpin and S. Vynckier. The use of the Monte Carlo Technique to supplement experimental microdosimetric spectra. 23 October 2013. PhD Day SCK•CEN Mol, Belgium. Poster presentation.

Reports/Papers

  • Nascimento, L. F., F. Vanhavere, S. Kodaira, H. Kitamura, D. Verellen, and Y. De Deene. "Application of Al 2 O 3: C+ fibre dosimeters for 290MeV/n carbon therapeutic beam dosimetry." Radiation Physics and Chemistry 115 (2015): 75-80.
  • Nascimento, L.F., Vanhavere, F. ; BOOGERS, E. ; VANDECASTEELE, J. ; DE DEENE, Y. . Medical dosimetry using a RL/OSL prototype. Radiation Measurements, v. 69, p. 01, 2014.
  • Nascimento, L. F., D'AGOSTINO, E. ; VANIQUI, A. C. S. ; Vanhavere, F. ; DE DEENE, Y. . Characterization of OSL and OSLN droplets for dosimetry.. Annalen Van de Belgische Vereniging Voor Stralingsbescherming, v. 38, p. 271, 2013.
  • Nascimento, L. F., D'AGOSTINO, E. ; VANIQUI, A. C. S. ; SALDARRIAGA, C. ; Vanhavere, F. ; DE DEENE, Y. . CHARACTERISATION OF OSL AND OSLN DROPLETS FOR DOSIMETRY. Radiation Protection Dosimetry - JCR , v. 160, p. 1-4, 2013.
  • Nascimento, L. F., On-line Dosimetry for Radiotherapy Using Non-invasive Optical Fibre Sensors with Al2O3:C RL/OSL Detector. 2011. Annual Report Gent University
  • Nascimento, L. F., On-line Dosimetry for Radiotherapy Using Non-invasive Optical Fibre Sensors with Al2O3:C RL/OSL Detector. 2012. Annual Report Gent University
  • Nascimento, L. F., On-line Dosimetry for Radiotherapy Using Non-invasive Optical Fibre Sensors with Al2O3:C RL/OSL Detector. 2013. Annual Report Gent University
  • Nascimento, L. F., On-line Dosimetry for Radiotherapy Using Non-invasive Optical Fibre Sensors with Al2O3:C RL/OSL Detector. 2014. Annual Report Gent University
  • S. Chiriotti, D. Moro, E. Motisi, M. Ciocca, P. Colautti, V. Conte, B.Grosswendt. First Microdosimetric Measurements at CNAO. LNL Annual Report 2014, INFN-LNL Report 241 (2015).
  • S. Chiriotti, D. Moro, P. Colautti, V. Conte, B.Grosswendt. Equivalence of Pure Propane and Propane-TE Gases for Microdosimetric Measurements. LNL Annual Report 2013, INFN-LNL Report 240 (2014).
  • S. Chiriotti, D. Moro, V. Conte, P. Colautti, B.Grosswendt. Microdosimetric Measurements from 0.5 m to 3 m Site-Size. LNL Annual Report 2013, INFN-LNL Report 240 (2014).
  • S.Chiriotti, D. Moro, V. Conte, P. Colautti, E. D'Agostino, E. Sterpin and S. Vynckier. Monte Carlo Simulations to Supplement Experimental Microdosimetric Spectra. LNL Annual Report 2013, INFN-LNL Report 240 (2014).
  • D. Moro, S. Chiriotti, V. Conte, P. Colautti, B.Grosswendt. A new TEPC for monitoring the space radiation environment.  LNL Annual Report 2013, INFN-LNL Report 240 (2014).
  • D. Moro, S. Chiriotti, V. Conte, P. Colautti, B.Grosswendt. The study of a mini TEPCs for carbon ion therapy. LNL Annual Report 2013, INFN-LNL Report 240 (2014).
  • V. Conte,  B.Grosswendt, D. Moro, S. Chiriotti, P. Colautti. Track Structure Properties of 10B Ions Measured at the Tandem Accelerator. LNL Annual Report 2013, INFN-LNL Report 240 (2014).
  • S.Chiriotti, D. Moro, P. Colautti, V. Conte, Gas Gain Measurements of a Spherical TEPC to use as Area-Monitor. LNL Annual Report 2012, INFN-LNL Report 239 (2013).
  • D. Moro, S.Chiriotti, V. Conte, P. Colautti, B.Grosswendt. Calibration Of Mini Tissue-Equivalent Gas-Proportional Counters. LNL Annual Report 2012, INFN-LNL Report 239 (2013).

Participation to the writing of a proposal beam time

  • 2016 - Luana de F Nascimento. Beam time for 8 hours for Proton 230 MeV and 8 hours of Helium 150 MeV at HIMAC (National Institute of Radiological Sciences, NIRS – Chiba/Japan) Radioluminescence and Optically Stimulated Luminescence studies of Al2O3:C in hadron beams.
  • 2015 - Luana de F Nascimento. Beam time for 16 hours for Carbon 290 MeV at HIMAC (National Institute of Radiological Sciences, NIRS – Chiba/Japan) Radioluminescence and Optically Stimulated Luminescence studies of Al2O3:C in hadron beams.
  • 2015 - Luana de F Nascimento. Beam time for 8 hours for Proton 230 MeV and 8 hours of Helium 150 MeV at HIMAC (National Institute of Radiological Sciences, NIRS – Chiba/Japan) Radioluminescence and Optically Stimulated Luminescence studies of Al2O3:C in hadron beams.
  • 2014 - Luana de F Nascimento, Filip Vanhavere and Yves De Deene. Beam time for 8 hours of Carbon 290 MeV at HIMAC (National Institute of Radiological Sciences, NIRS – Chiba/Japan) Radioluminescence and Optically Stimulated Luminescence studies of Al2O3:C in hadron beams.
  • 2013 - Luana de F Nascimento, Filip Vanhavere and Yves De Deene. Beam time for 8 hours for Proton 230 MeV and 8 hours of Helium 150 MeV at HIMAC (National Institute of Radiological Sciences, NIRS – Chiba/Japan) - RL/OSL studies of Al2O3:C in HCP.
  • Participation proposal for a new experiment at LNS: WP1-BioQuaRT: Microdosimetric and radiobiological characterization of a carbon beam, March 2013

PhD thesis

  • Luana de F Nascimento. 2015 PhD in Medical Sciences. Vrije Universiteit Brussel, VUB, Belgium. On-line Dosimetry for Radiotherapy Using Non-invasive Optical Fibre Sensors with Al2O3:C RL/OSL Detector,
    Supervisor. Dirk Verellen.
  • Luana de F Nascimento. 2015 PhD in Biomedical Engineering. Gent University, UGENT Belgium. On-line Dosimetry for Radiotherapy Using Non-invasive Optical Fibre Sensors with Al2O3:C RL/OSL Detector,
    Supervisor. Yves De Deene.
  • Chiriotti, S., Microdosimetry of hadron therapy beams using mini Tissue-Equivalent proportional counters. PhD thesis. Université catholique de Louvain (Belgium) (2015).