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Specific Effective Energies (SEEs) for children and young people can be calculated using Monte Carlo techniques in the same way as for adults, but using a phantom appropriate for a child. However, Adams has proposed an approximate method in which SEEs for adults are scaled for other ages. The results of the Adams method are compared with those which use age-specific phantoms.

Original publication

DOI

10.1093/rpd/41.2-4.245

Type

Conference paper

Publication Date

01/01/1992

Volume

41

Pages

245 - 249