## Fundamentals of Ionizing Radiation Dosimetry: Solutions to the ExercisesFosters 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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