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ACDS publications

  • Shaw M, Lye J, Alves A, Keehan S, Lehmann J, Hanlon M, Kenny J, Baines J, Porumb C, Geso M, Brown R (2021) ‘Characterisation of a synthetic diamond detector for end-to-end dosimetry in stereotactic body radiotherapy and radiosurgery’, Physics and Imaging in Radiation Oncology, 20:40-45 doi:10.1016/j.phro.2021.10.002

  • Hughes J, Lye JE, Kadeer F, Alves A, Shaw M, Supple J, Keehan S, Gibbons F, Lehmann J and Kron T (2021) ‘Calculation algorithms and penumbra: Underestimation of dose in organs at risk in dosimetry audits’, Medical Physics, doi:10.1002/mp.15123

  • Shaw M, Lye J, Alves A, Hanlon M, Lehmann J, Supple J, Porumb C, Williams I, Geso M and Brown R (2021) ‘Measuring the dose in bone for spine stereotactic body radiotherapy’, Physica Medica, 84:265-273 doi:10.1016/j.ejmp.2021.03.011

  • Kry SF, Lye J, Clark CH, Andratschke N, Dimitriadis A, Followill D, Howell R, Hussein M, Ishikawa M, Kito S and Kron T (2021) ‘Report dose-to-medium in clinical trials where available; a consensus from the global Harmonisation group to maximize consistency’, Radiotherapy and Oncology, 159:106-111, doi:10.1016/j.radonc.2021.03.006

  • Lye J, Kry S, Shaw M, Gibbons F, Keehan S, Lehmann J, Kron T, Followill D and Williams I (2019) ‘A comparison of IROC and ACDS on‐site audits of reference and non‐reference dosimetry’, Medical Physics, 46(12):5878-5687, doi:10.1002/mp.13800

  • Lehmann J, Alves A, Dunn L, Shaw M, Kenny J, Keehan S, Supple J, Gibbons F, Manktelow S, Oliver C and Kron T (2018) ‘Dosimetric end-to-end tests in a national audit of 3D conformal radiotherapy’, Physics and Imaging in Radiation Oncology, 6:5-11, doi:10.1016/j.phro.2018.03.006

  • Kry SF, Peterson CB, Howell RM, Izewska J, Lye J, Clark CH, Nakamura M, Hurkmans C, Alvarez P, Alves A and Bokulic T (2018) ‘Remote beam output audits: a global assessment of results out of tolerance’, Physics and Imaging in Radiation Oncology, 7:39-44, doi:10.1016/j.phro.2018.08.005

  • Hill R, Healy B, Butler D, Odgers D, Gill S, Lye J, Gorjiara T, Pope D and Hill B (2018) ‘Australasian recommendations for quality assurance in kilovoltage radiation therapy from the Kilovoltage Dosimetry Working Group of the Australasian College of Physical Scientists and Engineers in Medicine’,  Australasian Physical & Engineering Sciences in Medicine, 41(4):781-808, doi:10.1007/s13246-018-0692-1

  • Hussein M, Clementel E, Eaton DJ, Greer PB, Haworth A, Ishikura S, Kry SF, Lehmann J, Lye J, Monti AF and Nakamura M (2017) ‘A virtual dosimetry audit–Towards transferability of gamma index analysis between clinical trial QA groups’, Radiotherapy and Oncology, 125(3):398-404, doi:10.1016/j.radonc.2017.10.012

  • Lye JE, Butler DJ, Oliver CP, Alves A, Lehmann J, Gibbons FP and Williams IM (2016) ‘Comparison between the TRS-398 code of practice and the TG-51 dosimetry protocol for flattening filter free beams’, Physics in Medicine & Biology, 61(14):N362, doi:10.1088/0031-9155/61/14/N362

  • Keehan S, Taylor ML, Smith RL, Dunn L, Kron T and Franich RD (2016) ‘Dose and gamma-ray spectra from neutron-induced radioactivity in medical linear accelerators following high-energy total body irradiation’, Radiation Protection Dosimetry, 172(4):327-32, doi:10.1093/rpd/ncv480

  • Dunn L, Lehmann J, Lye J, Kenny J, Kron T, Alves A, Cole A, Zifodya J and Williams I (2015) ‘National dosimetric audit network finds discrepancies in AAA lung inhomogeneity corrections’, Physica Medica, 31(5):435-41, doi:10.1016/j.ejmp.2015.04.002

  • Alves AD, Lye J, Kenny J, Dunn L, Lehmann J, Cole A, Kron T, Butler D, Johnston P and Williams I (2015) ‘Long term OSLD reader stability in the ACDS level one audit’, Australasian Physical & Engineering Sciences in Medicine, 38(1):151-6, doi:10.1007/s13246-014-0320-7

  • Picard S, Burns DT, Roger P, Harty PD, Ramanathan G, Lye JE, Wright T, Butler DJ, Cole A, Oliver C and Webb DV (2014) ‘Key comparison BIPM.RI(I)-K6 of the standards for absorbed dose to water of the ARPANSA, Australia and the BIPM in accelerator photon beams’ Metrologia, 51(1A):06006-06006. doi:10.1088/0026-1394/51/1a/06006

  • Lye J, Kenny J, Lehmann J, Dunn L, Kron T, Alves A, Cole A and Williams I (2016) ‘A 2D ion chamber array audit of wedged and asymmetric fields in an inhomogeneous lung phantom’, Medical Physics, 41(10):101712, doi:10.1118/1.4896097

  • Lye J, Dunn L, Kenny J, Lehmann J, Kron T, Oliver C, Butler D, Alves A, Johnston P, Franich R and Williams I (2014) ‘Remote auditing of radiotherapy facilities using optically stimulated luminescence dosimeters’, Medical Physics, 41(3):032102, doi:10.1118/1.4865786

  • Lehmann J, Dunn L, Lye JE, Kenny JW, Alves AD, Cole A, Asena A, Kron T and Williams IM (2014) ‘Angular dependence of the response of the nanoDot OSLD system for measurements at depth in clinical megavoltage beams’, Medical Physics, 41(6Part1):061712, doi:10.1118/1.4875698

  • Butler DJ, Ramanathan G, Oliver C, Cole A, Lye J, Harty PD, Wright T, Webb DV and Followill DS (2014) ‘Direct megavoltage photon calibration service in Australia’, Australasian Physical & Engineering Sciences in Medicine, 37(4):753-61, doi:10.1007/s13246-014-0293-6

  • Asena A, Crowe SB, Kairn T, Dunn L, Cyster M, Williams IM, Charles PH, Smith ST and Trapp JV (2014) ‘Response variation of optically stimulated luminescence dosimeters’, Radiation Measurements, 61:21-4, doi:10.1016/j.radmeas.2013.12.004

  • Dunn L, Lye J, Kenny J, Lehmann J, Williams I and Kron T (2013) ‘Commissioning of optically stimulated luminescence dosimeters for use in radiotherapy’ Radiation Measurements, 51:31-9, doi:10.1016/j.radmeas.2013.01.012

  • Williams I, Kenny J, Lye J, Lehmann J, Dunn L and Kron T (2012) ‘The Australian Clinical Dosimetry Service: a commentary on the first 18 months’, Australasian Physical & Engineering Sciences in Medicine, 35(4):407-11, doi:10.1007/s13246-012-0161-1

  • Charles PH, Crowe SB, Kairn T, Kenny J, Lehmann J, Lye J, Dunn L, Hill B, Knight RT, Langton CM and Trapp JV (2012) ‘The effect of very small air gaps on small field dosimetry’, Physics in Medicine & Biology, 57(21):6947, doi:10.1088/0031-9155/57/21/6947

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