MP 6402: Radiation Dosimetry

 

Credit Hours:2-0-2
Prerequisites: 
Catalog Description:

Fundamental principles of dosimetry of ionizing radiation: photons, neutrons, and charged particles; cavity and interface theory; calculation and measurements of exposure and absorbed dose; ion chambers and other types of integration dosimeters; calibration of dosimeters.

Instructors:

Sang Cho,and Chris Wang

Topics:

1 Radiation Quantities
2 Exponential Attenuation & Radiation Equilibrium
3 Gamma and X-ray Interactions
4 Gamma and X-ray Dose Assessment
5 Neutron Interactions
6 Neutron Dose Assessment
7 Charged-Particle Interactions
8 Charged-Particle Dose Assessment
9 Cavity Theory
10 Dosimetry Fundamentals
11 Ionization Chambers
12 Integrating Dosimeters