Table of contents for Radiation biophysics / Edward L. Alpen.


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Counter Introduction: A Historical Perspective.
Quantities and Units and Definitions.
Electromagnetic Radiation.
Radioactivity.
Interaction of Radiation with Matter.
Energy Transfer Processes.
Radiation Chemistry.
Theories and Models, Cell Survival.
Survival Curve and Its Significance.
Modification of Radiation Response.
Radiation Biology of Normal and Neoplastic Tissue Systems.
Late Effects of Radiation on Normal Tissues--Non Stochastic Effects.
Stochastic Effects--Radiation Carcinogenesis.
Stochastic Effects, Genetic Effects of Ionizing Radiation.
High LET Radiation Effects.
Metabolism and Biological Effects of Deposited Radionuclides.
Radiation Exposure from Natural Background and other Sources.
Appendix.
Author Index.
Subject Index.

Library of Congress subject headings for this publication: Radiation Physiological effect, Biophysics, Radiobiology, Radiation