eBook Theory of Heavy Ion Collision Physics in Hadron Therapy, 1st Edition

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  • ISBN-10: 0123964792
  • ISBN-13: 9780123964793
  • DDC: 539.7234
  • Grade Level Range: College Freshman - College Senior
  • 480 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2013 | Published/Released June 2014
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2013
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Advances in Quantum Chemistry presents surveys of current topics in this rapidly developing field that has emerged at the cross section of the historically established areas of mathematics, physics, chemistry, and biology. It features detailed reviews written by leading international researchers. This volume focuses on the theory of heavy ion physics in medicine.Advances in Quantum Chemistry presents surveys of current topics in this rapidly developing field that has emerged at the cross section of the historically established areas of mathematics, physics, chemistry, and biology. It features detailed reviews written by leading international researchers. This volume focuses on the theory of heavy ion physics in medicine.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Editorial Board.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Contents.
Preface.
Acknowledgment.
Contributors.
1: Stochastics of Energy Loss and Biological Effects of Heavy Ions in Radiation Therapy.
2: On the Accuracy of Stopping Power Codes and Ion Ranges Used for Hadron Therapy.
3: On the Determination of the Mean Excitation Energy of Water.
4: Molecular Scale Simulation of Ionizing Particles Tracks for Radiobiology and Hadrontherapy Studies.
5: Verifying Radiation Treatment in Proton Therapy via PET Imaging of the Induced Positron-Emitters.
6: Inelastic Collisions of Energetic Protons in Biological Media.
7: The Dielectric Formalism for Inelastic Processes in High-Energy Ion–Matter Collisions.
8: Single Ionization of Liquid Water by Protons, Alpha Particles, and Carbon Nuclei: Comparative Analysis of the Continuum Distorted Wave Methodologies and Empirical Models.
9: Computation of Distorted Wave Cross Sections for High-Energy Inelastic Collisions of Heavy Ions with Water Molecules.
10: The First Born Approximation for Ionization and Charge Transfer in Energetic Collisions of Multiply Charged Ions with Water.
11: Ion Collisions with Water Molecules: A Time-Dependent Density Functional Theory Approach.
12: Four-Body Theories for Transfer Ionization in Fast Ion-Atom Collisions.
13: Distorted Wave Theories for One- and Two-Electron Capture in Fast Atomic Collisions.
14: Mechanistic Repair-Based Padé Linear-Quadratic Model for Cell Response to Radiation Damage.
Index.