Light, Visible And Invisible, And Its Medical Applications

Light, Visible And Invisible, And Its Medical Applications

By: Angela Newing (author)Hardback

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Significant numbers of physicists began working in association with hospitals following the discovery of X-Rays and radioactivity in the late 1890s. This book introduces the reader to medical radiation physics using the developments from the early days as a means of explaining the underlying science. The first chapter provides basic information on x-rays and radioactivity. This is followed by their diagnostic and therapeutic applications. Recent developments involving non-ionising ultraviolet, visible and infrared radiations, and the use of lasers are covered in the following chapters. The last part explains the use of ultrasound and magnetic fields.

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  • ISBN13: 9781860941641
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 224
  • ID: 9781860941641
  • ISBN10: 1860941648

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