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

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


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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