Welcome to the Twiki web page of the G4MSBG initiative: G4-Med


The aim of the Geant4 Medical Physics Benchmarking Group (G4MSBG) is to develop a fully automatised Geant4 benchmarking and regression testing system for medical physics applications, called G4-Med. A set of Geant4 Physics Constructors and Lists of interest for medical physics applications are tested. The tests are integrated in the geant-val test system to be executed for benchmarking and regression testing. The test are executed using the CERN computing infrastructure.

List of current tests

Currently the G4-Med system includes 18 tests.

Test geant-val layout Authors
Photon attenuation coefficients PhotonAttenuation S. Guatelli, L. Pandola
Electron stopping powers ElectronDEDX V. Ivanchenko
Low energy electron backscattering ElectronBackScat P. Dondero, A. Mantero,V. Ivanchenko, M. Novak
Electron scattering from foils at 13-20 MeV kinetic energies ElecForwScat B. Faddegon, J. Ramos-Méndez
Bremsstrahlung yield Bremsstrahlung B. Faddegon,J. Ramos-Méndez
Fano cavity Fano cavity P. Arce , M. Maire, M. Novak
Electron Dose Point Kernel LowEElecDPK S. Incerti, M.-C. Bordage, I. Kyriakou, Y. Perrot
Microdosimetry Microyz S. Incerti, I. Kyriakou
Brachytherapy - dose rate Brachy-ir S. Guatelli, D. Cutajar
Dosimetry - clinical 5-6 MeV electron beam To be added L. Desorgher
Dosimetry for mammography Mammo C. Fedon, I. Sechopoulos
Hadronic nucleus-nucleus inelastic cross section NucNucInelXS D. Sakata, S. Guatelli, E. Simpson
Bragg curves in water for 67.5 MeV protons LowEProtonBraggPeak B. Faddegon, J. Ramos-Méndez
Absolute neutron yield for protons ProtonC12NeutronYield B. Faddegon, J. Ramos-Méndez
Production cross sections of different fragments C12FragCC C. Omachi, T. Toshito, T. Sasaki
62 MeV /n C-12 fragmentation on Carbon target LowEC12Frag C. Mancini-Terracciano
400 MeV/n C-12 fragmentation C12Frag D. Bolst, S. Guatelli, F. Romano
Estimation of proton radiobiological damage LowEProtonRBE G. Petringa, GAP Cirrone L. Pandola, G. Cuttone
Light ion (proton, 3He, carbon) range and depth dose curves in water LightIonBraggPeak M. Cortes-Giraldo, A. Perales, J. M. Quesada Molina

Development of the benchmarking/regression system


Coordinator: S. Guatelli (University of Wollongong, Wollongong, Australia), e-mail: susanna@uowNOSPAMPLEASE.edu.au

Deputy Coordinator: P. Arce (CIEMAT,Madrid, Spain), e-mail: pedro.arce@ciematNOSPAMPLEASE.es

Mailing list: geant4-medical-bench@cernNOSPAMPLEASE.ch . alias: geant4-med@cernNOSPAMPLEASE.ch

Collaborators list

CollaboratorsSorted ascending Institute
A. Dotti former SLAC, Stanford, US
A. Mantero SWHARD srl, Genova, Italy
A. Perales Medical Physics Department of Clí nica Universidad de Navarra, Spain
B. Faddegon University of California, San Francisco, US
C. Fedon Radboud University Medical Center, Nijmegen, The Netherlands
C. Mancini-Terracciano Roma 1, INFN, Italy
C. Omachi Nagoya Proton Therapy Center, Nagoya, Japan
D. Bolst CMRP, University of Wollongong, Wollongong, Australia
D. Cutajar CMRP, University of Wollongong, Wollongong, Australia
D. Konstantinov IHEP, Protvino, Russian Federation
D. Sakata University of Wollongong, Wollongong, Australia
D. Wright SLAC, Stanford, US
E. Simpson Australian National University, Canberra, Australia
F. Romano NPL, Teddington, UK
G. Cuttone INFN Catania, Catania, Italy
G. Latyshev IHEP, Protvino, Russian Federation
G. Petringa INFN Catania, Italy
I. Kyriakou Ioannina University, Ioannina, Greece
I. Sechopoulos Radboud University Medical Center, Nijmegen, The Netherlands
J. M. Quesada Molina Universidad de Sevilla, Sevilla, Spain
J. Ramos-Méndez University of California, San Francisco, US
L. Desorgher Radiophysics Institute, Lausanne, Switzerland
L. Pandola INFN Gran Sasso, Gran Sasso, Italy
L. Sarmiento Lund University, Lund, Sweden
M. Cortes-Giraldo Universidad de Sevilla, Sevilla, Spain
M. Maire LAPP, IN2P3, Annecy, France
M. Novak CERN, Geneva, Switzerland
M.-C. Bordage CRCT (INSERM and Paul Sabatier University), Toulouse, France
P. Cirrone INFN Catania, Catania, Italy
P. Dondero SWHARD srl, Genova, Italy
Pedro Arce CIEMAT, Madrid, Spain
S. Guatelli University of Wollongong, Wollongong, Australia
S. Incerti CENBG, Bordeaux, France
T. Sasaki KEK, Tsukuba, Japan
T. Toshito Nagoya Proton Therapy Center, Nagoya, Japan
V. Ivanchenko Tomsk State University, Tomsk, Russian Federation
Y. Perrot IRSN, France


M. A. Cortes-Giraldo et al., "G4_Med, a Geant4 benchmarking tool for medical physics applications"; ENSAR2 workshop: Geant4 in nuclear physics; Madrid (Spain), April 24-26, 2019.

Collaboration web page

-- SusannaGuatelli - 2019-04-18

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