A complete account of electron beam physics related to radiotherapy, covering theory, dosimetry and experimental techniques, and including much practical information for medical physicists, physics graduates and undergraduates seeking a career in radiotherapy, medical and radiographic staff in radiotherapy, engineers and technicians involved in the manufacture of radiotherapy equipment.
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Accelerators for Producing Fast Electron Beams: Electron Accelerating Structures; High Frequency Power Sources; Beam Bending Systems; Auxillary Systems of Linear Accelerators; Stability of the Therapy Beam; Treatment Head; Electron Beam Flattening Methods; The Betatron; The Microtron - Electron Synchrotron; Electron Interactions with Matter: Energy Losses of Electrons; Scattering Processes; Radiation Quality of the Electron Beam; Basic Parameters of Electron Beams: Clinical Application of Electron Beams; Electron Beam Characteristics; Electron Beam Models and Algorithms: Development of Beam Models; Central Axis Depth Dose Algorithms; Broad Beam Distribution Models; Beam Distribution in the Patient: Distribution Correction Methods; The Effect of Backscattering; Body Contour Irregularities; Methods Employed in Electron Dosimetry: Ionisation Methods; Film Dosimetry; Thermoluminescence Dosimetry; Semiconductor Detectors; Fricke Dosometer and Calorimetry; Practical Electron Dosimetry: Determination of Electron Beam Energy; Calibration of Electron Beam Output; Phantoms for Electron Beam Dosimetry; Determination of Spatial Distribution; Position of the Virtual Source of the Electron Beam.
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Descrizione libro CRC Press, 1985. Hardcover. Condizione libro: New. Codice libro della libreria P110852747810