Resources

User Manual

Contact support@acousticrangeestimates.com for a draft of the user manual.

VIDEO: tARV set up

Clinical Accelerators

Patch SK, Nguyen C, Dominguez-Ramirez D, et al. Thermoacoustic range verification during pencil beam delivery of a clinical plan to an abdominal imaging phantom. Radiother Oncol. 2021;159:224-230. doi:10.1016/j.radonc.2021.03.027

Simulation Studies

Patch SK, Hoff DEM, Webb TB, Sobotka LG, Zhao T. Two-stage ionoacoustic range verification leveraging Monte Carlo and acoustic simulations to stably account for tissue inhomogeneity and accelerator-specific time structure – A simulation study. Med Phys. 2018;45(2):783-793. doi:10.1002/mp.12681

Basic Science using DOE Accelerators

Patch SK, Santiago-Gonzalez D, Mustapha B. Thermoacoustic range verification in the presence of acoustic heterogeneity and soundspeed errors – Robustness relative to ultrasound image of underlying anatomy. Med Phys. 2019;46(1):318-327. doi:10.1002/mp.13256 

Basic Science using DOE Accelerators

Patch S, Kireeff-Covo M, Jackson A, et al. Thermoacoustic Range Verification using a Clinical Ultrasound Array Provides Perfectly co-Registered Overlay of the Bragg peak onto an Ultrasound Image. Physics in Medicine and Biology. 2016;61:5621-5638. doi:10.1088/0031-9155/61/15/5621

Patents

Systems and methods for radiation beam range verification using sonic measurements. Patent # ZL2017800584809

  • United States
  • China
  • India


System for radiation beam range verification using sonic measurements. Patent # 3487403

  • Switzerland
  • Spain
  • United Kingdom
  • Ireland
  • Unitary patent
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