The collaboration recommends to cite at least one of the three following publications for any communication, report or publication results obtained using the GATE platform:

  • PAPER 1: Jan S, Santin G, Strul D, et al. GATE: a simulation toolkit for PET and SPECT. Phys Med Biol. 2004;49(19):4543-4561. doi:10.1088/0031-9155/49/19/007
  • PAPER 2: Jan S, Benoit D, Becheva E, et al. GATE V6: a major enhancement of the GATE simulation platform enabling modelling of CT and radiotherapy. Phys Med Biol. 2011;56(4):881-901. doi:10.1088/0031-9155/56/4/001
  • PAPER 3: Sarrut D, Bardiès M, Boussion N, et al. A review of the use and potential of the GATE Monte Carlo simulation code for radiation therapy and dosimetry applications. Med Phys. 2014;41(6):064301. doi:10.1118/1.4871617

Members of the OpenGATE collaboration received the Physics in Medicine & Biology Citations Prize twice, in 2009 for PAPER 1 and in 2015 for PAPER 2.


Example of papers citing PAPER 1
Example of papers citing PAPER 2
Example of papers citing PAPER 3