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Introduction to radiological physics and radiation dosimetry

Author: Frank H Attix
Publisher: Weinheim [Germany] : Wiley-VCH, ©2004.
Series: Physics textbook.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A straightforward presentation of the broad concepts underlying radiological physics and radiation dosimetry for the graduate-level student.

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Frank H Attix
OCLC Number: 129412473
Notes: Originally published: New York : Wiley, ©1986.
Description: xxi, 607 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Contents: Ionizing radiation --
Quantities for describing the interaction of ionizing radiation with matter --
Exponential attenuation --
Charged-particle and radiation equilibria --
Absorbed dose in radioactive media --
Radioactive decay --
Gamma- and x-ray interactions in matter --
Chareged-particle interactions in matter --
X-ray production and quality --
Cavity theory --
Dosimetry fundamentals --
Ionization chambers --
Dosimetry and calibration of photon and electron beams with cavity ion chambers --
Integrating dosimeters --
Dosimetry by pulse-mode detectors --
Neutron interactions and dosimetry --
Appendixes: Physical constants ; Conversion factors ; Data table of the elements ; Data table for compounds and mixtures ; Compositions of mixtures ; Radionuclide output data ; Klein-Nishina interaction cross sections for free electrons ; Photon interaction cross sections ; Mass attenuation coefficients, mass energy-transfer coefficients, and mass eneregy-absorption coefficients for photon interactions in various media ; Mass energy-absorption coefficients for various media ; Electron mass stopping powers, ranges, radiation yields, and density corrections ; Neutron kerma Factors Fn.
Series Title: Physics textbook.
Other Titles: Radiological physics and radiation dosimetry
Radiation dosimetry
Responsibility: Frank Herbert Attix.

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