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Fundamentals of Ionizing Radiation Dosimetry: Solutions to the Exercises

Fundamentals of Ionizing Radiation Dosimetry: Solutions to the Exercises

Pedro Andreo, David T. Burns, Alan E. Nahum, Jan Seuntjens

ISBN: 978-3-527-81104-5

Jun 2017

184 pages

$27.99

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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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Preface vii

1 Background and Essentials 1

2 Charged Particle Interactions 5

3 Uncharged Particle Interactions with Matter 23

4 Field and Dosimetric Quantities and Radiation Equilibrium: Definitions and Interrelations 35

5 Elementary Aspects of the Attenuation of Uncharged Particles through Matter 47

6 Macroscopic Aspects of the Transport of Radiation through Matter 53

Implementation 54

Normalization of Results 55

7 Characterization of Radiation Quality 57

8 The Monte Carlo Simulation of the Transport of Radiation through Matter 69

9 Cavity Theory 85

10 Overview of Radiation Detectors andMeasurements 93

11 Primary Radiation Standards 99

12 Ionization Chambers 109

13 Chemical Dosimeters 117

14 Solid-State Dosimeters 123

15 Reference Dosimetry for External Beam Radiation Therapy 129

16 Dosimetry of Small and Composite Radiotherapy Photon Beams 143

17 Reference Dosimetry for Diagnostic and Interventional Radiology 145

18 Absorbed-Dose Determination for Radionuclides 153

19 Neutron Dosimetry 169