GS02 1093 Introduction to Medical Physics I: Basic Interactions
- Course Coordinator(s): Gifford, Kent
- Semester: Fall
- Frequency: Annually
- Credit Hours: 3
- Grading System: Letter Grade
Kent, Gifford. Three semester hours. Fall, annually. Grading System: Letter Grade. Prerequisite: consent of instructor
This semester covers the basic interactions of ionizing and non-ionizing radiation important in medicine. Topics include production of radiation; photon, charged-particle, and neutron interactions; cavity theory; radiation interactions with solids; and ultrasound interactions.