Physics in Nuclear Medicine

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James A. Sorenson, Michael E. Phelps
Grune & Stratton, 1987 - Medical - 590 pages
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This highly informative text provides a comprehensive introduction to the physics of nuclear medicine. Coverage includes basic principles of atomic and nuclear physics, radioactivity and radioactive decay, radiation detectors, and basic radiation counting electronics. Statistics, radiation interactions and dosimetry, instrumentation for nuclear counting and imaging, radiation safety, and health physics are all discussed in detail.

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Contents

BASIC ATOMIC AND NUCLEAR
1
The Nucleus
13
Decay by p Emission
15
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About the author (1987)

David S. Sorenson is Professor of National Security Studies at the Air War College, Maxwell Air Force Base, Montgomery, Alabama. His publications include "The Politics of Strategic Aircraft Modernization" (1995).

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