Radiation Physics for Medical Physicists

From reviews of the first edition: "Any instructor teaching an introductory graduate-level course on the principles of medical physics should consider this book for adoption as a text… cover[s] the principles themselves, and it covers them very well." (Medical Physics, January 2006) "...

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Main Author: Podgorsak, Ervin B.
Corporate Author: SpringerLink (Online service)
Format: eBook
Published: Berlin, Heidelberg Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2010, 2010
Edition:2nd ed. 2010
Series:Biological and Medical Physics, Biomedical Engineering
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Collection: Springer eBooks 2005- - Collection details see MPG.ReNa
Table of Contents:
  • to Modern Physics
  • Coulomb Scattering
  • Rutherford-Bohr Model of the Atom
  • Production of X Rays
  • Two#x2014;Particle Collisions
  • Interactions of Charged Particles with Matter
  • Interactions of Photons with Matter
  • Energy Transfer and Energy Absorption in Photon Interactions with Matter
  • Interactions of Neutrons with Matter
  • Kinetics of Radioactive Decay
  • Modes of Radioactive Decay
  • Production of Radionuclides
  • Waveguide Theory
  • Particle Accelerators in Medicine