deposit dose

deposit dose

[də′päz·ət ‚dōs]
(nucleonics)
The residual radioactivity deposited on the surface after a nuclear explosion, as by water falling as rain from the base surge of an underwater atomic explosion.
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Compared to step-and-shoot techniques that deliver multiple overlapping segments to modulate beam intensity at a limited number of angle positions, tomotherapy provides more degrees of freedom to deposit dose to the target while avoiding critical structures.
Whereas X-rays deposit dose all along their path and continue to deposit dose beyond the depth of the tumor, PBRT deposits most of its dose at a specific depth, determined by the initial energy of the beam, and then stops entirely.