Physics and Chemistry of Nuclear Medicine


Enrollment is limited to candidates of the Certificate in Medical Physics


About this course:

Nuclear structure, statistics of radioactive decay, nuclear radiations and their interaction with matter, nuclear decay processes, nuclear reactions, and compartment models. Physical and chemical properties of radioactive preparations used in nuclear medicine. Basic principles of nuclear medicine imaging, SPECT, and PET. Textbooks Radiation Detection and Measurement, 4th ed., Knoll ISBN: 9780470131480 Physics in Nuclear Medicine, 4th ed., Cherry ISBN: 9781416051985  

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