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Fundamentals of Ionizing Radiation Dosimetry

BurnsAlan E. A new, comprehensively updated edition of the acclaimed textbook by F.

Attix Introduction to Radiological Physics and Radiation Doaimetry taking into account the substantial developments in dosimetry since its first edition. This monograph covers charged and uncharged particle interactions at a level consistent with the advanced use of the Monte Carlo method in dosimetry; radiation quantities, macroscopic behaviour and the characterization of radiation fields and beams are covered in detail.


A number of chapters include addenda presenting derivations and discussions that offer new insight into established dosimetric principles and concepts. The theoretical aspects of dosimetry are given in the comprehensive chapter on cavity theory, followed by the description of primary measurement standards, ionization chambers, chemical dosimeters and solid state detectors.

Chapters on applications include reference dosimetry for standard and small fields in radiotherapy, diagnostic radiology and interventional procedures, dosimetry of unsealed and sealed radionuclide sources, and neutron beam dosimetry.

The topics are presented in a logical, easy-to-follow sequence and the text is supplemented by numerous illustrative diagrams, tables and appendices.

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Fundamentals of Ionizing Radiation Dosimetry. Fundamentals of Ionizing Radiation Dosimetry: Solutions to the Exercises. Nahum University of Liverpool and Prof Jan Seuntjens McGill University, Montrealare leading scientists in radiation dosimetry, having published between them more than papers in the field.

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They have co-authored most of the existing national and international recommendations for radiotherapy dosimetry and received a number of zttix awards for their contributions. Request permission to reuse content from this site. Added to Your Shopping Cart. Description A new, comprehensively updated edition of the acclaimed textbook by F.


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Radiation Dosimetry II

Mean Energy 7. This book will serve every member of the medical physics community well. Biggs in Physica Medica