22.01 Introduction to Ionizing Radiation, Fall 2006
Introduction to Ionizing Radiation
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This course provides an introduction to the basic properties of ionizing radiations and their uses in medicine, industry, science, and environmental studies. We will discuss natural and man-made radiation sources, energy deposition and dose calculations, and various physical, chemical, and biological processes and effects of radiation, with examples of their uses, and principles of radiation protection.
ionizing radiation, natural radiation, man-made radiation, energy deposition, dose calculations, radiation protection, radiation damage, DNA, cell survival curves, radioactive decay, beta decay, gamma decay, radiological dating, radiation interactions, radon, medical imaging
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