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.
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Quantum chemists, physical chemists, physicists


Book information

  • Published: January 2013
  • ISBN: 978-0-12-396455-7

Table of 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