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Bouchard, Hugo

Assistant Professor


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Bouchard, Hugo

Research expertise

  • Nonstandard dosimetry (IMRT, small fields, MRI-linac)
  • Detector response simulation
  • Detectors: ion chambers, radiochromic film, diodes, scintillators, liquid ion chambers
  • Transport equation
  • Cavity theory
  • Monte Carlo simulations
  • Dual-enercy CT
  • MRI-linac
  • Proton therapy

Areas of expertise

Current projects

  • Monte Carlo modelling of radiation transport coupled to magnetic fields
  • Tissue characterization with dual-energy CT
  • Small field dosimetry


  1. JA de Pooter, LA de Prez, and H Bouchard. Application of an adapted fano cavity test for monte carlo simulations in the presence of b-fields. Physics in medicine and biology, 60(24): 9313, 2015
  2. H Bouchard, J Seuntjens,  Duane, Y Kamio, and H Palmans. Detector dose response in megavoltage small photon beams. I. Theoretical concepts. Medical physics, 42(10): 6033–6047, 2015
  3. H Bouchard, Y Kamio, H Palmans, J Seuntjens, and S Duane. Detector dose response in megavoltage small photon beams. II. Pencil beam perturbation effects. Medical physics, 42(10): 6048–6061, 2015
  4. H Bouchard, JA de Pooter, A Bielajew, and S Duane. Reference dosimetry in the presence of magnetic fields : conditions to validate Monte Carlo simulations. Physics in medicine and biology, 60(17): 6639–6654, 2015
  5. H Bouchard and A Bielajew. Lorentz force correction to the Boltzmann radiation transport equation and its implications for Monte Carlo algorithms. Physics in medicine and biology, 60(13): 4963, 2015
  6. Y Kamio and H Bouchard. Correction-less dosimetry of nonstandard photon fields : a new criterion to determine the usability of radiation detectors. Physics in medicine and biology, 59(17): 4973, 2014
  7. J E Tremblay, S Bedwani, and H Bouchard. A theoretical comparison of tissue parameter extraction methods for dual energy computed tomography. Medical Physics, 41(8): 081905, 2014
  8. A Bourque, J Carrier, and H Bouchard. A stoichiometric calibration method for dual energy computed tomography. Physics in Medicine and Biology, 59: 2059–2088, 2014
  9. E Sterpin, J Sorriaux, K Souris, S Vynckier, and H Bouchard. A Fano cavity test for Monte Carlo proton transport algorithms. Medical Physics, 41(1): 011706, 2014
  10. H Bouchard and J Seuntjens. Monte Carlo Techniques in Radiation Therapy, Chapter 4 : Applications of Monte Carlo to Radiation Dosimetry. CRC Press ; 1st edition, 2013

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