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[en] This study investigates the radiation activation process in a medical linear accelerator, which creates a photon beam with the energy acquired from accelerated electrons. The concrete shielding walls used in conjunction with a medical linear accelerator occupy the largest portion of facility decommissioning costs. Therefore, to evaluate the activation of the shielding wall, this study simulated the operation of a linear accelerator with high-energy photon beams (10, 15, and 20 MV). The results of the simulations showed that the high-energy photon beams produced a large number of neutrons in the areas around the linear accelerator head. Several radionuclides were identified, and their half-lives and radioactivity levels were calculated. Half-lives ranged from 2.62 hours to 3.68E+06 years, and the radioactivity levels of most of the radionuclides were found to satisfy their respective clearance requirements. These results indicate that photon beams of 15 MV or lower satisfy the clearance requirements for decommissioning a linear accelerator facility, whereas those of 20 MV or higher lie partially above the regulatory clearance levels.