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Linear accelerators for radiation therapy, David Greene, Peter C. Williams

Label
Linear accelerators for radiation therapy
Title
Linear accelerators for radiation therapy
Statement of responsibility
David Greene, Peter C. Williams
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
An introduction to the principles behind the technology and operation of linear accelerators used for radiation therapy, intended for medical physicists, clinical oncologists, and radiotherapists. Topics addressed by the volume's 17 chapters range from basic processes in electron acceleration to simulators and tomographic scanner and contemporary developments in the field
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Greene, D.
Illustrations
illustrations
LC call number
  • R920
  • RM862.E4
LC item number
  • .G74 1997
  • G73 1997
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Williams, P. C
Series statement
Medical science series
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Linear accelerators in medicine
  • Radiotherapy
  • Particle Accelerators
  • Radiotherapy, High-Energy
  • Radiotherapy, High-Energy
  • Radiometry
Label
Linear accelerators for radiation therapy, David Greene, Peter C. Williams
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 258-264) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
1. General Description of a Linear Accelerator and its Component Systems -- 2. Basic Processes in Electron Acceleration -- The Accelerating Waveguide -- 3. The Microwave System and its High-Voltage Supplies -- 4. The Vacuum, Cooling and Ancillary Systems -- 5. The Electron Beam (Its Production and Transport) -- 6. The Treatment Head -- 7. The Dose Monitoring and Control System -- 8. Beam Direction and Beam Shaping Devices -- 9. Mechanical Systems -- 10. Control and Interlock Systems -- 11. Treatment Verification -- 12. Specification, Performance and Calibration -- 13. Radiation Protection and Room Design -- 14. Accelerator Operation -- 15. Simulators and Tomographic Scanners -- 16. Contemporary Developments -- 17. Conclusion
Control code
0750304022
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
2nd ed.
Extent
xvii, 268 p
Isbn
9780750304023
Isbn Type
hbk
Lccn
97028042
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
ill
Label
Linear accelerators for radiation therapy, David Greene, Peter C. Williams
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 258-264) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
1. General Description of a Linear Accelerator and its Component Systems -- 2. Basic Processes in Electron Acceleration -- The Accelerating Waveguide -- 3. The Microwave System and its High-Voltage Supplies -- 4. The Vacuum, Cooling and Ancillary Systems -- 5. The Electron Beam (Its Production and Transport) -- 6. The Treatment Head -- 7. The Dose Monitoring and Control System -- 8. Beam Direction and Beam Shaping Devices -- 9. Mechanical Systems -- 10. Control and Interlock Systems -- 11. Treatment Verification -- 12. Specification, Performance and Calibration -- 13. Radiation Protection and Room Design -- 14. Accelerator Operation -- 15. Simulators and Tomographic Scanners -- 16. Contemporary Developments -- 17. Conclusion
Control code
0750304022
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
2nd ed.
Extent
xvii, 268 p
Isbn
9780750304023
Isbn Type
hbk
Lccn
97028042
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
ill

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