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Author Nikjoo, Hooshang.

Title Interaction of radiation with matter / Hooshang Nikjoo, Shuzo Uehara, Dimitris Emfietzoglou.

Published Boca Raton, FL : CRC Press, 2012.

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 UniM ERC  539.2 NIKJ    AVAILABLE
Physical description xv, 348 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Section I -- 1 Introduction 3 -- 2 Basic Knowledge of Radiation 15 -- 3 Atoms 35 -- 4 Atomic Nucleus 49 -- 5 Radioactivity 61 -- 6 X-Rays 77 -- 7 Interaction of Photons with Matter 89 -- 8 Interaction of Electrons with Matter 103 -- 9 Interaction of Heavy Charged Particles with Matter 119 -- 10 δ-Ray, Restricted Stopping Power, and LET 131 -- 11 Introduction to Monte Carlo Simulation 137 -- Section II -- 12 Cross Sections for Interactions of Photons with Matter 155 -- 13 Cross Sections for Interactions of Electrons with Water 173 -- 14 Cross Sections for Interactions of Low-Energy Protons (<1 MeVu⁻¹) in Water 191 -- 15 Cross Sections for Interactions of Low Energy α-Particles (<2 MeVu⁻¹) in Water 213 -- 16 Cross Sections for Interactions of High-Energy Protons (>1 MeVu⁻¹) in Water 227 -- 17 Model Calculations Using Track Structure Data of Electrons 235 -- 18 Model Calculations Using Track Structure Data of Ions 243 -- Section III -- 19 Inelastic Scattering of Charged Particles in Condensed Media: A Dielectric Theory Perspective 255 -- Section IV -- 20 Questions and Problems 333.
Summary "Written for students approaching the subject for the first time, this text provides a solid grounding in the physics of the interactions of photons and particles with matter, which is the basis of radiological physics and radiation dosimetry. The authors first present the relevant atomic physics and then describe the interactions, emphasizing practical applications in health/medical physics and radiation biology. They cover such important topics as microdosimetry, interaction of photons with matter, electron energy loss, and dielectric response. Each chapter includes exercises and a summary".
Other author Uehara, Shuzo.
Emfietzoglou, Dimitris.
Subject Particle tracks (Nuclear physics)
Ionizing radiation.
Radiobiology.
Materials -- Effect of radiation on.
ISBN 9781439853573 (hbk.)