Radiation Dosimetry Instrumentation and Methods

Radiation Dosimetry Instrumentation and Methods

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Radiation dosimetry has made great progress in the last decade, mainly because radiation therapy is much more widely used. Since the first edition, many new developments have been made in the basic methods for dosimetry, i.e. ionization chambers, TLD, chemical dosimeters, and photographic films. Radiation Dosimetry: Instrumentation and Methods, Second Edition brings to the reader these latest developments. Written at a high level for medical physicists, engineers, and advanced dosimetrists, it concentrates only on evolvement during the last decade, relying on the first edition to provide the basics.The water or air phantom is divided into a number of rings of thickness z and radial width . ... point, , is used together K/R()ca ref , with the measured air-kerma rate in air, , at the same reference point to determine the absolute dose rate.

Title:Radiation Dosimetry Instrumentation and Methods
Author:Gad Shani
Publisher:CRC Press - 2000-12-28


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