Clinical Radiotherapy Physics

Clinical Radiotherapy Physics

by Subramania Jayaraman, Lawrence H. Lanzl

Paperback(2nd ed. 2004. Softcover reprint of the original 2nd ed. 2004)

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9783642621550
Publisher: Springer Berlin Heidelberg
Publication date: 11/13/2012
Edition description: 2nd ed. 2004. Softcover reprint of the original 2nd ed. 2004
Pages: 523
Product dimensions: 6.10(w) x 9.25(h) x 0.04(d)

Table of Contents

1 Scope of Clinical Radiotherapy Physics.- 2 Atoms, Molecules, and Matter.- 3 Propagation of Energy by Electromagnetic Waves.- 4 Nuclear Transitions and Radioactive Decay.- 5 Radioactive Decay Calculations.- 6 Collision and Radiation Loss in Charged-Particle Interactions.- 7 Photon Interactions.- 8 Conventional X-Ray Machines.- 9 Equipment for Radioisotope Teletherapy.- 10 Particle Accelerators.- 11 Quantification of Radiation Field: Radiation Units and Measurements.- 12 Instruments for Radiation Detection.- 13 Basic Ratios and Factors for the Dosimetry of External Beam.- 14 Beam Dosimetry: Additional Corrections — Special Situations.- 15 Treatment Dose Distribution Planning: Photon Beams.- 16 Physical Aspects of Electron Beam Therapy.- 17 Physics of the Use of Small Sealed Sources in Brachytherapy.- 18 Radiation Safety Standards.- 19 Radiation Safety in External-Beam Therapy.- 20 Radiation Safety in Brachytherapy.- Appendix A and B.

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