Fundamentals of Ionizing Radiation Dosimetry: Solutions to the Exercises

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John Wiley & Sons, Oct 16, 2017 - Science - 184 pages
Fosters a thorough understand of radiation dosimetry concepts: detailed solutions to the exercises in the textbook "Fundamentals of Ionizing Radiation Dosimetry"!
 

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Contents

Background and Essentials
1
Charged Particle Interactions
5
Uncharged Particle Interactions with Matter
23
Definitions and Interrelations
35
Elementary Aspects of the Attenuation of Uncharged Particles through Matter
47
Macroscopic Aspects of the Transport of Radiation through Matter
53
Implementation
54
Normalization of Results
55
Cavity Theory
85
Overview of Radiation Detectors and Measurements
93
Primary Radiation Standards
99
Ionization Chambers
109
Chemical Dosimeters
117
SolidState Dosimeters
123
Dosimetry of Small and Composite Radiotherapy Photon
143
Neutron Dosimetry
169

Characterization of Radiation Quality
57
The Monte Carlo Simulation of the Transport of Radiation through Matter
69

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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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