Faculty Summaries
Eugene Fourkal
Eugene Fourkal, PhD
Associate Professor
Office Phone: 215-214-1712
Fax: 215-728-4789
Office: P0083
Research Interests

My research interests include investigation of a possible use of laser-driven proton bunches in hadron therapy, in-patient absolute dose reconstruction using PET imaging modality, investigation of super-lensing technology for biological imaging and the use of gold nanoparticles in photo-thermal cancer therapy.

Description of research projects
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  1. Fourkal E, Fan J, Veltchev I. Absolute dose reconstruction in proton therapy using PET imaging modality: feasibility study. Phys Med Biol. 2009 Jun 7;54(11):N217-28. Epub 2009 May 13. PubMed
  2. Fourkal, E, Velchev, I, Ma, C-M. Laser-to-proton energy transfer efficiency in laser-plasma interactions. Journal of Plasma Physics. 2009;Vol. 75, p. 235-50.
  3. Fourkal, E, Velchev, I, Smolyakov, A. Energy and information flow in superlensing. Journal of Plasma Physics Phys Rev A, Vol. 79. 2009;p. 033846.
  4. Fourkal E, Velchev I, Ma CM. Coulomb explosion effect and the maximum energy of protons accelerated by high-power lasers. Phys Rev E Stat Nonlin Soft Matter Phys. 2005 Mar;71(3 Pt 2B):036412. Epub 2005 Mar 25. PubMed
  5. Fourkal E, Li JS, Xiong W, Nahum A, Ma CM. Intensity modulated radiation therapy using laser-accelerated protons: a Monte Carlo dosimetric study. Phys Med Biol. 2003 Dec 21;48(24):3977-4000. PubMed
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