22.55J | Fall 2004 | Graduate
Principles of Radiation Interactions

Lecture Notes

SES # TOPICS
1 Course Intro/Cells and Tissues Overview
2 Radiation Interactions (PDF)
3 Radiation Interactions (cont.) (PDF 1) (PDF 2) (PDF 3)
4 Radiation Chemistry/LET/Tracks (PDF)
5 Effects on Chromosomes/DNA (PDF 1) (PDF 2)
6 Dose Response in Vitro: Cell Survival Curves (PDF 1) (PDF 2)
7 RBE/Clustered Damage (PDF)
8 Protons and Alphas of same LET (PDF)
9 Dose Response in Vivo (PDF)
10 Chemical Modification of Radiation Response (PDF 1) (PDF 2)
11 Cell, Tissue and Tumor Kinetics (PDF)
12 Exam 1
13 Radiation Therapy: Tumor Radiobiology (PDF)
14 Radiation Therapy (contd.): Fractionation (PDF)
15 Acute Effects of Whole Body Exposure (PDF)
16 Late Effects: Chronic Exposure/Low Doses (PDF)
17 Radiation Protection/Background Radiation/Radon (PDF)
18 Alpha Particles/Bystander Effect (PDF)
19 Microbeams (PDF)
20 RBE of Diagnostic X Rays
21 BNCT/Other Modalities (PDF)
22 Space
23 Space (cont.)
24 Exam 2
25 Oral Term Paper Presentations
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