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Table 1 Tests for static and dynamic MLC used for this work. Main geometrical characteristics and relative measurements are reported

From: MLC parameters from static fields to VMAT plans: an evaluation in a RT-dedicated MC environment (PRIMO)

 TestJaws (cm)MLCMeasurementsAnalysis
StaticMLC_square10 × 10Square 2,3,5 and 10 cm sidemicroDiamondPoint dose
MLC_transm10 × 10Fully closed on the central axisFilmProfiles
MLC_alternate10 × 20Bank B: even leaves open, odd leaves closed.
Bank A: all closed
FilmProfiles
DynamicDLG-test10 × 10Gap: 2,4,6,10,14,16, 20 mm moving from left to right Transmitted dose (bank A closed and then bank B closed)microDiamondPoint dose
a-SG10 × 22Gap: 5, 10, 20, 30 mm
TG: 0, 1
FilmProfiles
a-OSG6 × 8Gap: 10, 30 mm
TG: 0, 1
FilmProfiles