Dr Ihsan Al-affan
Senior Lecturer in Medical Physics
Medicine
Telephone: (01792) 513440
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Publications

  1. & A novel technique to optimise the length of a linear accelerator treatment room maze without compromising radiation protection. Journal of Radiological Protection 38(1), 48-60.
  2. & Dose reduction of scattered photons from concrete walls lined with lead: Implications for improvement in design of megavoltage radiation therapy facility mazes. Medical Physics 42(2), 606-614.

Teaching

  • PMPM03 Radiation Physics

    Introduction to the physics underpinning the use and detection of ionising radiation in medical diagnosis and therapy.

  • PMPM08 Nuclear Medicine and Diagnostic Radiology

    The theory of the use of ionising radiation in medical imaging and medical physics practice in nuclear medicine and diagnostic radiology.

  • PMPM19 Advanced Radiation Safety

    Part 1 of the radiation safety clinical science specialism

Supervision

  • Accurate dosimetry for Microbeam Radiation Therapy (current)

    Student name:
    PhD
    Other supervisor: Dr Ihsan Al-Affan
    Other supervisor: Dr Richard Hugtenburg
  • Estimation of range uncertainties in proton therapy associated with sub-CT resolution heterogeneity and dosimetry comparison of Eclipse and Monte Carlo plans for different materials. (current)

    Student name:
    PhD
    Other supervisor: Dr Ihsan Al-Affan
    Other supervisor: Dr Richard Hugtenburg
  • Optimisation Radiotherapy Bunker Design with the use of Advanced Materials and Monte Carlo Modelling (current)

    Student name:
    PhD
    Other supervisor: Dr Ihsan Al-Affan
    Other supervisor: Dr Richard Hugtenburg
  • Pulse-Resolved Dosimetry using CVD Diamond Detector and Applications in Advanced Radiotherapy Treatment (current)

    Student name:
    PhD
    Other supervisor: Dr Ihsan Al-Affan
    Other supervisor: Dr Richard Hugtenburg
  • Technique development and improvement towards a dosimetry protocol at micrometric scale for Microbeam Radiation Therapy (MRT) (current)

    Student name:
    PhD
    Other supervisor: Dr Ihsan Al-Affan
    Other supervisor: Dr Richard Hugtenburg