Scintillation Dosimetry delivers a comprehensive introduction to plastic scintillation dosimetry, covering everything from basic radiation dosimetry concepts to plastic scintillating fiber optics. Comprised of chapters authored by leading experts in the medical physics community, the book:
- Discusses a broad range of technical implementations, from point source dosimetry scaling to 3D-volumetric and 4D-scintillation dosimetry
- Addresses a wide scope of clinical applications, from machine quality assurance to small-field and in vivo dosimetry
- Examines related optical techniques, such as optically stimulated luminescence (OSL) or Čerenkov luminescence
Thus, Scintillation Dosimetry provides an authoritative reference for detailed, state-of-the-art information on plastic scintillation dosimetry and its use in the field of radiation dosimetry.
Scintillation of Organic Materials. Quenching of Scintillation Light. Optical Fibers, Light-Guides, and Light Transmission. Plastic Scintillation Detectors: Basic Properties. Čerenkov and Its Solutions. Basic Quality Assurance: Profiles and Depth Dose Curves. Small Field and Radiosurgery Dosimetry. In Vivo Dosimetry I: External Beam Radiation Therapy. In Vivo Dosimetry II: Brachytherapy. Multipoint Plastic Scintillation Detectors. Applications in Radiology. 1D Plastic Scintillation Dosimeters for Photons and Electrons. 2D Plastic Scintillation Dosimetry for Photons. 2D and 3D Scintillation Dosimetry for Brachytherapy. 3D Liquid Scintillation Dosimetry for Photons and Protons. Fiber Optic-Based Radiochromic Dosimetry. Fiber-Coupled Luminescence Dosimetry with Inorganic Crystals. OSL Point Dosimeters for In Vivo Patient Dosimetry. Scintillating Quantum Dots. Čerenkov for Portal Imaging Dosimetry in Radiation Therapy. Čerenkov Imaging Applications in Radiation Therapy Dosimetry.