Positions

Selected Publications

Academic Article

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2019 Longitudinal assessment of anchored transponder migration following lung stereotactic body radiation therapy.Journal of Applied Clinical Medical Physics.  20:17-22. 2019
2019 Prostate Stereotactic Body Radiation Therapy With a Focal Simultaneous Integrated Boost: Acute Toxicity and Dosimetry Results From a Prospective Trial.Advances in Radiation Oncology.  4:90-95. 2019
2018 Treatment data and technical process challenges for practical big data efforts in radiation oncology.Medical Physics.  45:e793-e810. 2018
2018 The virtual cone: A novel technique to generate spherical dose distributions using a multileaf collimator and standardized control-point sequence for small target radiation surgery.Advances in Radiation Oncology.  3:421-430. 2018
2018 American Association of Physicists in Medicine Task Group 263: Standardizing Nomenclatures in Radiation Oncology.International Journal of Radiation Oncology - Biology - Physics.  100:1057-1066. 2018
2018 Automated EPID-based measurement of MLC leaf offset as a quality control toolBiomedical Physics and Engineering Express.  4. 2018
2018 Evaluation of multiple factors affecting normal brain dose in single-isocenter multiple target radiosurgery.Journal of Radiosurgery and SBRT.  5:131-144. 2018
2017 Fractionated stereotactic radiation therapy for intact brain metastases.Advances in Radiation Oncology.  2:564-571. 2017
2017 Development of a flattening filter free multiple source model for use as an independent, Monte Carlo, dose calculation, quality assurance tool for clinical trials.Medical Physics.  44:4952-4960. 2017
2017 A priori patient-specific collision avoidance in radiotherapy using consumer grade depth cameras.Medical Physics.  44:3430-3436. 2017
2017 State of dose prescription and compliance to international standard (ICRU-83) in intensity modulated radiation therapy among academic institutions.Practical Radiation Oncology.  7:e145-e155. 2017
2016 An Automated Approach to High-Quality Single-Isocenter Volumetric Modulated Arc Therapy Stereotactic Radiosurgery Treatment Planning on a Linear Accelerator.International Journal of Radiation Oncology - Biology - Physics.  96:E618-E619. 2016
2016 Analysis of Predictive Factors for Acute Esophagitis in Lung Cancer Radiation Therapy.International Journal of Radiation Oncology - Biology - Physics.  96:E193-E194. 2016
2016 Analysis of Predictive Factors for Pneumonitis in Lung Cancer Radiation Therapy.International Journal of Radiation Oncology - Biology - Physics.  96:E482-E483. 2016
2016 Coneless Linear Accelerator-Based Volumetric Modulated Arc Therapy Stereotactic Radiosurgery Technique for Functional Disorders.International Journal of Radiation Oncology - Biology - Physics.  96:E657-E658. 2016
2016 Interinstitutional Dosimetric Comparison Between Stereotactic Radiosurgery and Volumetric Modulated Arc Therapy Radiosurgery for Difficult Intracranial Cases.International Journal of Radiation Oncology - Biology - Physics.  96:E693. 2016
2016 Stereotactic Hypofractionated Radiation Therapy for Intact Brain Metastases.International Journal of Radiation Oncology - Biology - Physics.  96:E120-E121. 2016
2016 A novel phantom and procedure providing submillimeter accuracy in daily QA tests of accelerators used for stereotactic radiosurgery*.Journal of Applied Clinical Medical Physics.  17:246-253. 2016
2016 A novel phantom and procedure providing submillimeter accuracy in daily QA tests of accelerators used for stereotactic radiosurgery().Journal of Applied Clinical Medical Physics.  17:246-253. 2016
2016 SU-F-E-07: Web-Based Training for Radiosurgery: Methods and Metrics for Global Reach.Medical Physics.  43:3354. 2016
2016 SU-F-J-96: Comparison of Frame-Based and Mutual Information Registration Techniques for CT and MR Image Sets.Medical Physics.  43:3428-3429. 2016
2016 SU-F-T-570: Comparison of Synthetic Diamond, Microionization Chamber, and Radiochromic Film for Absolute Dosimetry of VMAT Radiosurgery.Medical Physics.  43:3594. 2016
2016 SU-F-T-629: Effect of Multi-Leaf Collimator (MLC) Width On Plan Quality of Single-Isocenter VMAT Intracranial Stereotactic Radiosurgery for Multiple Metastases.Medical Physics.  43:3608. 2016
2016 SU-F-T-637: Single-Isocenter Versus Multiple-Isocenter VMAT SRS for Unusual Multiple Metastasis Case with Two Widely Separated Lesions.Medical Physics.  43:3610. 2016
2016 SU-G-TeP4-07: Automatic EPID-Based 2D Measurement of MLC Leaf Offset as a Quality Control Tool.Medical Physics.  43:3686. 2016
2016 TH-D-BRB-00: An Introduction to Research and Clinical Development Using Treatment Planning System APIs.Medical Physics.  43:3892. 2016
2016 TH-D-BRB-01: Scripting Fundamentals: Killing Cancer with Code.Medical Physics.  43:3892. 2016
2016 Evaluation of the Eclipse eMC algorithm for bolus electron conformal therapy using a standard verification dataset.Journal of Applied Clinical Medical Physics.  17:52-60. 2016
2016 A novel dynamic field-matching technique for treatment of patients with para-aortic node-positive cervical cancer: Clinical experience.Reports of Practical Oncology and Radiotherapy.  21:37-41. 2016
2016 Evaluation of the Eclipse eMC algorithm for bolus electron conformal therapy using a standard verification datasetJournal of Applied Clinical Medical Physics.  17:52-60. 2016
2015 Automating linear accelerator quality assurance.Medical Physics.  42:6074-6083. 2015
2015 Retention Rate of Electromagnetic Navigation Bronchoscopic Placed Fiducial Markers for Lung Radiosurgery.Annals of Thoracic Surgery.  100:1163-1165. 2015
2015 Increased radiation dose heterogeneity within the prostate predisposes to urethral strictures in patients receiving moderately hypofractionated prostate radiation therapy.Practical Radiation Oncology.  5:338-342. 2015
2015 In Reply: Volumetric Arc Therapy (RapidArc) vs Gamma Knife Radiosurgery for Multiple Brain Metastases: Not Only a Dosimetric Issue.Neurosurgery.  77:E311. 2015
2015 Flattening filter-free accelerators: a report from the AAPM Therapy Emerging Technology Assessment Work Group.Journal of Applied Clinical Medical Physics.  16:5219. 2015
2015 In reply: volumetric arc therapy (RapidArc) vs Gamma Knife radiosurgery for multiple brain metastases.Neurosurgery.  76:E353-E354. 2015
2014 Reduced radiation tolerance of penile structures associated with dose-escalated hypofractionated prostate radiotherapy.Urology.  84:1383-1387. 2014
2014 End-to-end test of spatial accuracy in Gamma Knife treatments for trigeminal neuralgia.Medical Physics.  41:111703. 2014
2014 Comparison of plan quality and delivery time between volumetric arc therapy (RapidArc) and Gamma Knife radiosurgery for multiple cranial metastases.Neurosurgery.  75:409-417. 2014
2014 Point/Counterpoint. Because of the advantages of rotational techniques, conventional IMRT will soon become obsolete.Medical Physics.  41:100601. 2014
2014 Different rectal toxicity tolerance with and without simultaneous conventionally-fractionated pelvic lymph node treatment in patients receiving hypofractionated prostate radiotherapy.Radiation Oncology.  9:129. 2014
2014 SU-E-T-425: Spherical Dose Distributions for Radiosurgery Using a Standardized MLC Plan.Medical Physics.  41:323. 2014
2014 Beam geometry selection using sequential beam addition.Medical Physics.  41:051713. 2014
2014 Patient safety considerations concerning the scheduling of emergency-off system tests.Journal of Applied Clinical Medical Physics.  15:4583. 2014
2014 Patient safety considerations concerning the scheduling of emergency-off system testsJournal of Applied Clinical Medical Physics.  15:327-336. 2014
2013 Stereotactic body radiation therapy (SBRT) for lung malignancies: preliminary toxicity results using a flattening filter-free linear accelerator operating at 2400 monitor units per minute.Radiation Oncology.  8:273. 2013
2013 Effects of flattening filter-free and volumetric-modulated arc therapy delivery on treatment efficiency.Journal of Applied Clinical Medical Physics.  14:4328. 2013
2013 Demonstration of a software design and statistical analysis methodology with application to patient outcomes data sets.Medical Physics.  40:111718. 2013
2013 Image guided radiation therapy (IGRT) technologies for radiation therapy localization and delivery.International Journal of Radiation Oncology - Biology - Physics.  87:33-45. 2013
2013 MO-A-105-01: Volumetric Modulated Arc Therapy.Medical Physics.  40:386. 2013
2013 SU-E-T-673: Factors Influencing Normal Brain Dose for Single-Isocenter Multi-Target Radiosurgery.Medical Physics.  40:361. 2013
2013 WE-E-141-07: Automating Linac QA for Delivery and Analysis.Medical Physics.  40:492. 2013
2013 Flattening filter-free linac improves treatment delivery efficiency in stereotactic body radiation therapy.Journal of Applied Clinical Medical Physics.  14:4126. 2013
2013 Effects of flattening filter-free and volumetric-modulated arc therapy delivery on treatment efficiencyJournal of Applied Clinical Medical Physics.  14:155-166. 2013
2013 Flattening filter-free linac improves treatment delivery efficiency in stereotactic body radiation therapyJournal of Applied Clinical Medical Physics.  14:64-71. 2013
2012 Ion recombination correction factors (P(ion)) for Varian TrueBeam high-dose-rate therapy beams.Journal of Applied Clinical Medical Physics.  13:3803. 2012
2012 Plan quality and treatment planning technique for single isocenter cranial radiosurgery with volumetric modulated arc therapy.Practical Radiation Oncology.  2:306-313. 2012
2012 MO-A-211-01: Volumetric Modulated Arc Therapy.Medical Physics.  39:3858. 2012
2012 SU-E-T-447: Evaluation of the Anisotropic Analytical Algorithm (AAA) Heterogeneity Correction Dose Calculation in Flattened and Flattening- Filter-Free (FFF) Beams for High Energy X-Ray Beams Using the Radiological Physics Center (RPC) Lung Phantom.Medical Physics.  39:3807. 2012
2012 SU-E-T-538: Evaluation of IMRT Dose Calculation Based on Pencil-Beam and AAA Algorithms.Medical Physics.  39:3829. 2012
2012 SU-E-T-631: Beam Geometry Selection Using Sequential Beam Addition.Medical Physics.  39:3851. 2012
2012 Ion recombination correction factors (Pion) for varian trueBeam high-dose-rate therapy beamsJournal of Applied Clinical Medical Physics.  13:318-325. 2012
2011 Dynamic MLC leaf sequencing for integrated linear accelerator control systems.Medical Physics.  38:6039-6045. 2011
2011 Effect of respiratory trace shape on optimal treatment margin.Medical Physics.  38:3125-3129. 2011
2011 Dosimetric analysis of imaging changes following pulmonary stereotactic body radiation therapy.Australasian Radiology.  55:90-96. 2011
2011 Improved clinical efficiency in CNS stereotactic radiosurgery using a flattening filter free linear accelerator.Journal of Radiosurgery and SBRT.  1:117-122. 2011
2010 RapidArc radiation therapy: first year experience at the University of Alabama at Birmingham.International Journal of Radiation Oncology - Biology - Physics.  77:932-941. 2010
2010 Evaluation of the interplay effect when using RapidArc to treat targets moving in the craniocaudal or right-left direction.Medical Physics.  37:4-11. 2010
2010 Feasibility of single-isocenter volumetric modulated arc radiosurgery for treatment of multiple brain metastases.International Journal of Radiation Oncology - Biology - Physics.  76:296-302. 2010
2009 Beam's-eye-view Dosimetrics-guided inverse planning for aperture-modulated arc therapy.International Journal of Radiation Oncology - Biology - Physics.  75:1587-1595. 2009
2009 Performance of a commercial Macro Monte Carlo dose calculation algorithm for determining output factors of clinical electron fields.Technology in Cancer Research and Treatment.  8:307-314. 2009
2009 Erratum: “Technical note: Heterogeneity dose calculation accuracy in IMRT: Study of five commercial treatment planning systems using an anthropomorphic thorax phantom” [Med. Phys. 35, 5434–5439 (2008)].Medical Physics.  36:2345-2345. 2009
2008 Technical note: Heterogeneity dose calculation accuracy in IMRT: study of five commercial treatment planning systems using an anthropomorphic thorax phantom.Medical Physics.  35:5434-5439. 2008
2008 An imrt technique to increase therapeutic ratio of breast irradiation in patients with early-stage left breast cancer: limiting second malignancies.Medical Dosimetry.  33:71-77. 2008
2007 In Reply To Dr. Heyman et al.International Journal of Radiation Oncology - Biology - Physics.  69:1650-1651. 2007
2007 Effect of beam number on organ-at-risk sparing in dynamic multileaf collimator delivery of intensity modulated radiation therapy.Medical Physics.  34:3752-3759. 2007
2007 A dosimetric comparison of electronic compensation, conventional intensity modulated radiotherapy, and tomotherapy in patients with early-stage carcinoma of the left breast.International Journal of Radiation Oncology - Biology - Physics.  68:1505-1511. 2007
2007 Dosimetric comparison of IMRT to HDR intracavitary brachytherapy for cervical cancerBrachytherapy.  6:84-84. 2007
2007 MO‐D‐AUD‐01: A Comprehensive Study On the Heterogeneity Dose Calculation Accuracy in IMRT Using An Anthropomorphic Thorax PhantomMedical Physics.  34:2520. 2007
2007 SU‐FF‐J‐78: 3‐D Target Localization at the End of Expiration Prior to Respiration‐Gated Radiotherapy TreatmentMedical Physics.  34:2386. 2007
2007 SU‐FF‐T‐426: Treatment Planning Comparison of Dynamic Multileaf Collimation and Helical Tomotherapy for Spinal Cord Sparing in Head and Neck Re‐IrradiationMedical Physics.  34:2499-2500. 2007
2007 TH‐C‐AUD‐03: Impact of Respiratory Motion On Helical Tomotherapy Dose Delivery: A Phantom Study with 3‐D Volumetric Dose MeasurementsMedical Physics.  34:2626-2627. 2007
2006 Use of a multileaf collimator to increase the field width achievable with a dynamic wedge.Journal of Applied Clinical Medical Physics.  7:35-42. 2006
2006 Preoperative radiation therapy with selective dose escalation to the margin at risk for retroperitoneal sarcoma.Cancer.  107:371-379. 2006
2006 An IMRT technique to increase therapeutic ratio of breast irradiation in patients with early stage left breast cancer: Limiting second malignancies.Journal of Clinical Oncology.  24:10791. 2006
2006 Comprehensive evaluation of a commercial macro Monte Carlo electron dose calculation implementation using a standard verification data set.Medical Physics.  33:1540-1551. 2006
2006 Dosimetric and radiobiological impact of dose fractionation on respiratory motion induced IMRT delivery errors: a volumetric dose measurement study.Medical Physics.  33:1380-1387. 2006
2006 Implementation of talairach atlas based automated brain segmentation for radiation therapy dosimetry.Technology in Cancer Research and Treatment.  5:15-21. 2006
2006 Intensity-modulated radiotherapy (IMRT) for carcinoma of the maxillary sinus: a comparison of IMRT planning systems.Medical Dosimetry.  31:224-232. 2006
2005 Determination of field size-dependent wedge factors from a few selected measurementsJournal of Applied Clinical Medical Physics.  6:51-60. 2005
2005 Simultaneous optimization of sequential IMRT plans.Medical Physics.  32:3257-3266. 2005
2005 Determination of field size-dependent wedge factors from a few selected measurements.Journal of Applied Clinical Medical Physics.  6:51-60. 2005
2005 SU‐EE‐A1‐04: Integrated Complementary IMRT Combined with Image‐Guided HDR Brachytherapy for Cancers of the Uterine CervixMedical Physics.  32:1902. 2005
2005 SU‐FF‐J‐123: Residual Tumor Motion in Respiratory Gated CT Treatment PlaningMedical Physics.  32:1948. 2005
2005 SU‐FF‐T‐281: Accuracy of a Commercial Macro Monte Carlo Dose Calculation Algorithm for Determination of In‐Water Output Factors of Clinical Electron Field ShapesMedical Physics.  32:2015. 2005
2005 SU‐FF‐T‐288: Evaluation of a Commercial Macro Monte Carlo Electron Dose Calculation AlgorithmMedical Physics.  32:2016. 2005
2004 A dynamic supraclavicular field-matching technique for head-and-neck cancer patients treated with IMRT.International Journal of Radiation Oncology - Biology - Physics.  60:959-972. 2004
2004 Attenuation of intracavitary applicators in 192Ir-HDR brachytherapy.Medical Physics.  31:2097-2106. 2004
2003 Validation of target volume and position in respiratory gated CT planning and treatment.Medical Physics.  30:3196-3205. 2003
2003 Custom step wedge blocking using dynamic multileaf collimation for parametrial pelvic boost irradiation following brachytherapy for carcinoma of the cervix.Medical Physics.  30:2699-2702. 2003
2003 Dosimetric effect of respiration-gated beam on IMRT delivery.Medical Physics.  30:2241-2252. 2003
2003 Sequential annealing-gradient Gamma-Knife radiosurgery optimization.Physics in Medicine and Biology.  48:2071-2080. 2003
2002 Assaying 192Ir line sources using a standard length well chamber.Medical Physics.  29:2692-2697. 2002
2002 Tumor control probability for selective boosting of hypoxic subvolumes, including the effect of reoxygenation.International Journal of Radiation Oncology - Biology - Physics.  54:921-927. 2002
2002 Effect of multileaf collimator leaf width on physical dose distributions in the treatment of CNS and head and neck neoplasms with intensity modulated radiation therapy.Medical Physics.  29:1116-1119. 2002
2000 Beam-commissioning methodology for a three-dimensional convolution/superposition photon dose algorithmJournal of Applied Clinical Medical Physics.  1. 2000
2000 Beam-commissioning methodology for a three-dimensional convolution/superposition photon dose algorithm.Journal of Applied Clinical Medical Physics.  1:8-27. 2000
1999 Improved low-energy, electron-spin-polarized4He+ion sourceReview of Scientific Instruments.  70:240-241. 1999
1998 Ionization of Rydberg atoms by half-cycle pulses: Effect of pulse shape and rise timeJournal of Physics B: Atomic, Molecular and Optical Physics.  31. 1998
1998 Accurate ionization thresholds of atoms subject to half-cycle pulsesPhysical Review A.  58:2229-2241. 1998
1998 Low-energy, electron-spin-polarized 4He+ ion sourceReview of Scientific Instruments.  69:2012-2016. 1998
1996 Dissociative electron attachment to CCl4: Lifetime of the CCl4-* intermediateJournal of Chemical Physics.  104:8485-8489. 1996
1995 Use of Rydberg atoms as a nanoscale laboratory to examine dissociative electron captureInternational journal of mass spectrometry and ion processes.  149-150:37-44. 1995
1995 Formation of long-lived C60-ions in Rydberg atom-C60collisionsChemical Physics Letters.  244:345-349. 1995
1994 Velocity dependence of free ion production in K(np)-C2Cl 4, CS2, and O2 collisions: Internal-to- translational energy transferJournal of Chemical Physics.  101:5672-5676. 1994
1993 Velocity dependence of associative ion production in K (np)-C 6H6 collisionsJournal of Chemical Physics.  99:184-186. 1993
1992 Velocity dependence of free-ion production in K(np)-SF6 collisions: Internal-to-translational energy transferPhysical Review A.  45:247-251. 1992

Principal Investigator On

  • Private Grant  awarded by VARIAN MEDICAL SYSTEMS, INC. 2018
  • Private Grant  awarded by VARIAN MEDICAL SYSTEMS, INC. 2014 - 2016
  • Private Grant  awarded by VARIAN MEDICAL SYSTEMS, INC. 2008 - 2013
  • Private Grant  awarded by VARIAN MEDICAL SYSTEMS, INC. 2012 - 2013
  • Education And Training

  • Doctor of Philosophy in Radiation Oncology, Rice University
  • Full Name

  • Richard Popple