Fundamentals of Ionizing Radiation Dosimetry: Solutions to the Exercises

Fundamentals of Ionizing Radiation Dosimetry: Solutions to the Exercises

By: Pedro Andreo (author), Jan Seuntjens (author), David T. Burns (author), Alan E. Nahum (author)Paperback

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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"!

About Author

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.

Contents

SOLUTIONS TO: Background and Essentials Charged-Particle Interactions with Matter Uncharged-Particle Interactions with Matter Field and Dosimetric Quantities, Radiation Equilibrium Elementary Aspects of the Attenuation of Uncharged Particles Macroscopic Aspects of the Transport of Radiation through Matter Characterization of Radiation Quality Monte Carlo Simulation of the Transport of Radiation through Matter Cavity Theory Overview of Radiation Detectors and Measurements Primary Radiation Standards Ionization Chambers Chemical Dosimeters Solid State Detector Dosimetry Reference Dosimetry for External Beam Radiation Therapy Dosimetry for Small and Composite Radiotherapy Photon Beams Reference Dosimetry for Diagnostic and Interventional Radiology Absorbed Dose Determination for Radionuclides Neutron Dosimetry

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9783527343522
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 184
  • ID: 9783527343522
  • weight: 414
  • ISBN10: 3527343520

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