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Theory of Heavy Ion Collision Physics in Hadron Therapy

Advances in Quantum Chemistry presents surveys of current topics in this rapidly developing field that has emerged at the cross section of the historically established areas of mathematics, physics, chemistry, and biology. It features detailed reviews written by leading international researchers. This volume focuses on the theory of heavy ion physics in medicine.

Audience
Quantum chemists, physical chemists, physicists

Hardbound, 480 Pages

Published: January 2013

Imprint: Academic Press

ISBN: 978-0-12-396455-7

Contents

    1. Stochastics of Energy Loss and Biological Effects of Heavy Ions in Radiation Therapy
    2. Hans Bichsel

    3. On the Accuracy of Stopping Power Codes and Ion Ranges used for Hadron Therapy
    4. Helmut Paul

    5. On the Determination of the Mean Excitation Energy of Water
    6. John R. Sabin, Jens Oddershede and Stephan P.A. Sauer

    7. Molecular Scale Simulation of Ionizing Particles for Radio-Biology and Hadron Therapy Studies
    8. Ziad Francis

    9. Verifying Radiation Treatment in Proton Therapy via PET Imaging of the Induced Positron Emitters
    10. Joanne Beebe-Wang, Paul Vaska, F. Avraham Dilmanian, Stephen G. Peggs and David J. Schlyer

    11. Inelastic Collisions of Energetic Protons in Biological Media
    12. Isabel Abril, Rafael Garcia-Molina, Pablo de Vera, Ioanna Kyriakou and Dimitris Emfietzoglou

    13. The Dielectric Formalism for Inelastic Processes in High-Energy Ion-Matter Collisions
    14. Claudia C. Montanari and Jorge E. Miraglia

    15. Single Ionization of Liquid Water by Protons, Alpha Particles and Carbon Nuclei: Comparative Analysis of Continuum Distorted Wave Methodologies and Empirical Models
    16. Mario A. Bernal-Rodríguez and Jacinto A. Liendo

    17. Computation of Distorted Wave Cross Sections for High-Energy Inelastic Collisions of Heavy Ions with Water Molecules
    18. Roberto D. Rivarola, Mariel E. Galassi, Pablo D. Fainstein and Christophe Champion

    19. The First Born Approximation for Ionization and Charge Transfer in Energetic Collisions of Multiply Charged Ions with Water
    20. Christophe Champion, Jocelyn Hanssen and Roberto D. Rivarola

    21. Ion Collisions with Water Molecules: A Time-Dependent Density Functional Theory Approach
    22. Tom Kirchner, Mitsuko Murakami, Marko Horbatsch and Hans Jürgen Lüdde

    23. Four-Body Theories for Transfer Ionization in Fast Ion-Atom Collisions
    24. Dževad Belkić, Ivan Mančev and Nenad Milojević

    25. Distorted Wave Theories for One- and Two-Electron Capture in Fast Atomic Collisions
    26. Volodymyr Yu. Lazur and Mykhaylo V. Khoma

    27. Mechanistic Repair-Based Padé Linear-Quadratic Model for Cell Response to Radiation Damage

      Dževad Belkić and Karen Belkić

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