The Dosimetry of Ionizing Radiation - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9780124004030, 9780323139755

The Dosimetry of Ionizing Radiation

1st Edition

Volume III

Authors: Author Unknown
eBook ISBN: 9780323139755
Imprint: Academic Press
Published Date: 28th July 1990
Page Count: 620
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Description

A continuation of the treatise The Dosimetry of Ionizing Radiation, Volume III builds upon the foundations of Volumes I and II and the tradition of the preceeding treatise Radiation Dosimetry. Volume III contains three comprehensive chapters on the applications of radiation dosimetry in particular research and medical settings, a chapter on unique and useful detectors, and two chapters on Monte Carlo techniques and their applications.

Readership

Radiological physicists; medical radiological physicists; health physicists; radiation biologists; educators in physics, chemistry, public health, and medicine; students in these fields.

Table of Contents

[Contents without contributors: 6/21/90, SS]**Dosimetry for Radiological Protection at High-Energy Particle Accelerators. Dosimetry in Diagnostic Radiology and Computerized Tomography. Brachytherapy Dosimetry. Etch Track Detectors in Radiation Dosimetry. Monte Carlo Techniques of Electron and Photon Transport for Radiation Dosimetry. Applications of the Monte Carlo Method in Radiotherapy. Each chapter includes references. Index.

Details

No. of pages:
620
Language:
English
Copyright:
© Academic Press 1990
Published:
Imprint:
Academic Press
eBook ISBN:
9780323139755

About the Author

Author Unknown

Reviews

@qu:This book meets its editorial objectives...The abundant references represent an extensive literature review by each of the authors. The book is a mandatory addition to any reference collection in the field of radiation dosimetry and measurement.. @source:--RADIOLOGY @qu:Publication of these volumes will be welcomed by the scientific community as they present clearly and authoritatively the fundamental basis of the subject, communicate technical advances, reveal problem areas, give direction for future development and, in general, contain a wealth of information for the dosimetrist. @source:--INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF RADIATION BIOLOGY @qu:The chapters in the present work are definitive and well written by experts in their respective fields, and represent essential reading by anyone working in the fields....This book is essential reading for anyone needing the most recent information on selected topics in radiation dosimetry, and represents the latest product in a continuing commitment by Academic Press to provide up-to-date information in this area. @source:--HEALTH PHYSICS @qu:Volume III builds upon the foundations of Volumes I and II and the tradition of the preceding treatise Radiation dosimetry. It contains three comprehensive chapters on the application of radiation dosimetry in particular research and medical settings, a chapter on unique and useful detectors, and two chapters on Monte Carlo techniques and their applications. @source:--SCITECH