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Fundamentals of Ionizing Radiation Dosimetry


Fundamentals of Ionizing Radiation Dosimetry

Solutions to the Exercises
1. Aufl.

von: Pedro Andreo, David T. Burns, Alan E. Nahum, Jan Seuntjens

22,99 €

Verlag: Wiley-VCH
Format: PDF
Veröffentl.: 08.06.2017
ISBN/EAN: 9783527811069
Sprache: englisch
Anzahl Seiten: 184

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Fosters a thorough understand of radiation dosimetry concepts: detailed solutions to the exercises in the textbook "Fundamentals of Ionizing Radiation Dosimetry"!
<p>Preface vii</p> <p>1 Background and Essentials 1</p> <p>2 Charged Particle Interactions 5</p> <p>3 Uncharged Particle Interactions with Matter 23</p> <p>4 Field and Dosimetric Quantities and Radiation Equilibrium: Definitions and Interrelations 35</p> <p>5 Elementary Aspects of the Attenuation of Uncharged Particles through Matter 47</p> <p>6 Macroscopic Aspects of the Transport of Radiation through Matter 53</p> <p>Implementation 54</p> <p>Normalization of Results 55</p> <p>7 Characterization of Radiation Quality 57</p> <p>8 The Monte Carlo Simulation of the Transport of Radiation through Matter 69</p> <p>9 Cavity Theory 85</p> <p>10 Overview of Radiation Detectors and Measurements 93</p> <p>11 Primary Radiation Standards 99</p> <p>12 Ionization Chambers 109</p> <p>13 Chemical Dosimeters 117</p> <p>14 Solid-State Dosimeters 123</p> <p>15 Reference Dosimetry for External Beam Radiation Therapy 129</p> <p>16 Dosimetry of Small and Composite Radiotherapy Photon Beams 143</p> <p>17 Reference Dosimetry for Diagnostic and Interventional Radiology 145</p> <p>18 Absorbed-Dose Determination for Radionuclides 153</p> <p>19 Neutron Dosimetry 169</p>
The four authors continuing the pioneering work of Frank Attix, Prof Pedro Andreo (Karolinska, Stockholm), Dr David T. Burns (BIPM, Paris), Prof Alan E. Nahum (University of Liverpool) and Prof Jan Seuntjens (McGill University, Montreal), are leading scientists in radiation dosimetry, having published between them more than 600 papers in the field. They have co-authored most of the existing national and international recommendations for radiotherapy dosimetry and received a number of international awards for their contributions.

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