Chapter 1. Ionizing Radiation

  1. Frank Herbert Attix

Published Online: 29 DEC 2007

DOI: 10.1002/9783527617135.ch1

Introduction to Radiological Physics and Radiation Dosimetry

Introduction to Radiological Physics and Radiation Dosimetry

How to Cite

Attix, F. H. (1986) Ionizing Radiation, in Introduction to Radiological Physics and Radiation Dosimetry, Wiley-VCH Verlag GmbH, Weinheim, Germany. doi: 10.1002/9783527617135.ch1

Author Information

  1. Professor of Medical Physics, University of Wisconsin Medical School, Madison, Wisconsin

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 29 DEC 2007
  2. Published Print: 19 NOV 1986

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780471011460

Online ISBN: 9783527617135

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Keywords:

  • radiological physics;
  • ionizing;
  • radiation;
  • energy;
  • terminology

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Types and Sources of Ionizing Radiations

  • Description of Ionizing Radiation Fields