Introduction to Radiological Physics and Radiation Dosimetry

Introduction to Radiological Physics and Radiation Dosimetry

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A straightforward presentation of the broad concepts underlying radiological physics and radiation dosimetry for the graduate-level student. Covers photon and neutron attenuation, radiation and charged particle equilibrium, interactions of photons and charged particles with matter, radiotherapy dosimetry, as well as photographic, calorimetric, chemical, and thermoluminescence dosimetry. Includes many new derivations, such as Kramers X-ray spectrum, as well as topics that have not been thoroughly analyzed in other texts, such as broad-beam attenuation and geometrics, and the reciprocity theorem. Subjects are layed out in a logical sequence, making the topics easier for students to follow. Supplemented with numerous diagrams and tables.Monte Carlo calculations of the energy response of lithium fluoride d0simeters to high energy electrons (alt;30 MeV). ... Orton, C. G. (1970). The clear PMMA dosimeter. In Manual on Radiation Dosimetry (N. W. Holm and R. J. Berry, eds.) ... Report 249, Parts I, II, and III, Danish AEC Research Establishment, Riso, Denmark.

Title:Introduction to Radiological Physics and Radiation Dosimetry
Author:Frank Herbert Attix
Publisher:John Wiley & Sons - 2008-09-26


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