Journal article

The effects of gold nanoparticles concentrations and beam quality/LET on dose enhancement when irradiated with X-rays and protons using alanine/EPR dosimetry

Clare L Smith, Stephen P Best, Frank Gagliardi, Takahiro Tominaga, Moshi Geso

Radiation Measurements | PERGAMON-ELSEVIER SCIENCE LTD | Published : 2017

University of Melbourne Researchers

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Funding Acknowledgements

We wish to thank the School of Health and Biomedical Sciences at RMIT University for the financial support especially the funding to cover travel between Australia and Japan for access to the proton beam facility. Also, we would like to acknowledge the support for this project by the staff of the Hyogo Ion Beam Centre in Japan, and the Alfred Hospital Radiation Oncology Centre in Australia. We also wish to thank The University of Melbourne, School of Chemistry for the use of the EPR spectrometer and the ARC for funding its purchase. We also thank Mr Robert Brown for help with the making of the wax pellets and allowing us use of the Histology labs, and Mr Neil Brouwer for making the silica moulds.