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Fundamentals of Ionizing Radiation Dosimetry: Textbook and Solutions

ISBN: 978-3-527-34353-9
1200 pages
October 2017
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Description

The textbook "Fundamentals of Ionizing Radition Dosimetry" bundled with the workbook containing solutions to the exercises is the perfect pair for anyone seriously interested in radiation dosimetry.
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Table of Contents

Background and Essentials
Charged-Particle Interactions with Matter
Uncharged-Particle Interactions with Matter
Field and Dosimetric Quantities, Radiation Equilibrium
Elementary Aspects of the Attenuation of Uncharged Particles
Macroscopic Aspects of the Transport of Radiation through Matter
Characterization of Radiation Quality
Monte Carlo Simulation of the Transport of Radiation through Matter
Cavity Theory
Overview of Radiation Detectors and Measurements
Primary Radiation Standards
Ionization Chambers
Chemical Dosimeters
Solid State Detector Dosimetry
Reference Dosimetry for External Beam Radiation Therapy
Dosimetry for Small and Composite Radiotherapy Photon Beams
Reference Dosimetry for Diagnostic and Interventional Radiology
Absorbed Dose Determination for Radionuclides
Neutron Dosimetry

Workbook:
SOLUTIONS
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Author Information

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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Individual Volumes

by Pedro Andreo, David T. Burns, Alan E. Nahum, Jan Seuntjens, Frank Herbert Attix
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by Pedro Andreo, David T. Burns, Alan E. Nahum, Jan Seuntjens
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