Therapy Physics Review, eBook

Therapy Physics Review, eBook

Author:  Bhudatt Paliwal
ISBN:  9781930524880
Published:  1996 | 65 pp | eBook

Price:   $ 35.00


Table of Contents

Basic Principles

Radiation quantities and units
Structure of matter
X-ray and gamma ray interactions
Charged particle interactions
Neutron interactions
Production of x-rays

Radiation Detectors

Ionization chambers and electrometers
Thermoluminescent dosimetry
Film dosimetry
Radiochromic film dosimetry
Diode radiation detectors

Principles of Operation of Treatment Machines

Superficial and orthovoltage machines
Cobalt units
Linear accelerators
Acceptance testing, calibration, and commissioning