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17AMBZMI - Ionizing Radiation Imaging

Code Completion Credits Range Language
17AMBZMI KZ 2 2P English
Department of Natural Sciences

Elementary information about ion radiation sources, and ion radiation interaction with substances (of animated and inanimate nature). Radiation detectors and their characteristics. Physical principles of the methods (emission, transmission, etc.). Detection systems, resolution, sources of errors, radiation load. Image reconstruction. Interpretation of results.


Assessment: active participation on the solution of excercises

Examination: fulfillment of requirements for assessment, knowledges covering the extent of the course

Syllabus of lectures:

1-2.Elementary information about ion radiation sources

3-4.Ion radiation interaction with substances (of animated and inanimate nature).

5-6.Radiation detectors and their characteristics.

7-8.Physical principles of the methods (emission, transmission, etc.).

9-10.Detection systems, resolution,

11-12.Sources of errors, radiation load.

13.Image reconstruction.

14.Interpretation of results.

Syllabus of tutorials:
Study Objective:

Introduction into physical principles and practical utilization of ion radiation in medicine

Study materials:

1] Jerrold T. Bushberg et al., The Essential Physics of Medical Imaging, Lippincott Williams & Wilkins 2002

[2] J. Rosina a kol.: Medicínská Biofyzika, Grada 2006

[3] Knoll G.F.: Radiation datection and measurement. Wiley 2000

[4] Krane K.S.: Introductory Nuclear Physics. Wiley 1988

[5] John C. Russ, The Image Processing Handbook, CRC Press 2011

[6] Z. Janout, J. Kubašta, S. Pospíšil: Úlohy z jaderné a subjaderné fyziky. Skripta FJFI ČVUT, Vydavatelství ČVUT, Praha 1997

The course is a part of the following study plans:

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