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Development of Reference Korean Organ and Effective Dose Calculation Online System

웹 기반 표준한국인 장기 흡수선량 및 유효선량 평가 시스템 개발

  • 박수연 (한양대학교 원자력공학과) ;
  • 염연수 (한양대학교 원자력공학과) ;
  • 김재현 (한양대학교 원자력공학과) ;
  • 이현수 (한양대학교 원자력공학과) ;
  • 한민철 (한양대학교 원자력공학과) ;
  • 정종휘 (국립암센터) ;
  • 김찬형 (한양대학교 원자력공학과)
  • Received : 2013.12.11
  • Accepted : 2014.01.03
  • Published : 2014.03.31

Abstract

Recently High-Definition Reference Korean-Man (HDRK-Man) and High-Definition Reference Korean-Woman (HDRK-Woman) were constructed in Korea. The HDRK phantoms were designed to represent respectively reference Korean male and female to calculate effective doses for Korean by performing Monte Carlo dose calculation. However, the Monte Carlo dose calculation requires detailed knowledge on computational human phantoms and Monte Carlo simulation technique which regular researchers in radiation protection dosimetry and practicing health physicists do not have. Recently the UFPE (Federal University of Pernambuco) research group has developed, and opened to public, an online Monte Carlo dose calculation system called CALDOSE_X(www.caldose.org). By using the CALDOSE_X, one can easily perform Monte Carlo dose calculations. However, the CALDOSE_X used caucasian phantoms to calculate organ doses or effective doses which are limited for Korean. The present study developed an online reference Korean dose calculation system which can be used to calculate effective doses for Korean.

Acknowledgement

Supported by : 한국연구재단

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