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A computer-controlled dynamic phantom for respiratory-gated medical radiotherapy research

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A computer-controlled dynamic phantom for respiratory-gated medical radiotherapy research. / Bandala Sánchez, Manuel; Joyce, Malcolm.

In: IEICE Transactions on Fundamentals of Electronics, Communications and Computer Sciences , Vol. E96-A, No. 7, 07.2013, p. 1609-1616.

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Bandala Sánchez, M & Joyce, M 2013, 'A computer-controlled dynamic phantom for respiratory-gated medical radiotherapy research', IEICE Transactions on Fundamentals of Electronics, Communications and Computer Sciences , vol. E96-A, no. 7, pp. 1609-1616. <http://search.ieice.org/bin/summary.php?id=e96-a_7_1609>

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Bandala Sánchez, M., & Joyce, M. (2013). A computer-controlled dynamic phantom for respiratory-gated medical radiotherapy research. IEICE Transactions on Fundamentals of Electronics, Communications and Computer Sciences , E96-A(7), 1609-1616. http://search.ieice.org/bin/summary.php?id=e96-a_7_1609

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Bandala Sánchez M, Joyce M. A computer-controlled dynamic phantom for respiratory-gated medical radiotherapy research. IEICE Transactions on Fundamentals of Electronics, Communications and Computer Sciences . 2013 Jul;E96-A(7):1609-1616.

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Bandala Sánchez, Manuel ; Joyce, Malcolm. / A computer-controlled dynamic phantom for respiratory-gated medical radiotherapy research. In: IEICE Transactions on Fundamentals of Electronics, Communications and Computer Sciences . 2013 ; Vol. E96-A, No. 7. pp. 1609-1616.

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