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Fundamentals of Radiation Dosimetry

2nd Edition

By J.R Greening

CRC Press

190 pages

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Description

This book reviews ionising radiation quantities and the relationships between them and discusses the principles underlying their measurement. The emphasis is on the determination of absorbed dose and related dosimetric quantities.

Table of Contents

The Radiation Field

Interactions of Ionizing Radiations with Matter

Measurement of Fluence, Energy Fluence and Spectral Distributions

Direct Measurement of Absorbed Dose

Exposure and its Measurement

The Concept of Kerma and its Relationships

Determination of Absorbed Dose via Exposure or Air Kerma

Determination of Absorbed Dose and Exposure from Cavity Theory Comparison of Electron, Photon and Neutron Dosimetry

The Dosimetry of Radionuclides

Methods of Dosimetry

Dosimetry in Radiation Protection

Appendix: Physical Quantities and Units

About the Series

Series in Medical Physics and Biomedical Engineering

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Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
MED080000
MEDICAL / Radiology & Nuclear Medicine
SCI055000
SCIENCE / Physics
TEC027000
TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING / Nanotechnology & MEMS