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PHYS 5206 [0.5 credit] (PHY 5164) Medical Radiotherapy Physics

Radiation therapy process and physics. Ion chamber dosimetry, Monte Carlo techniques of radiation transport, cavity theories, external beam therapy, brachytherapy, dosimetry protocols, detectors used in radiation therapy. Treatment planning, monitor unit calculations, intensity-modulated radiation therapy. Novel and alternate techniques.
Includes: Experiential Learning Activity
Prerequisite(s): PHYS 5203 or permission of the Department.


...complete one or more of PHYS 5204 , PHYS 5206 , or PHYS 5207 as preparation for...