Microdosimetry and Its Application to Biology

  • Harald H. Rossi
Part of the Ettore Majorana International Science Series book series (EMISS, volume 2)


Among the various subspecialities of biology, radiobiology has attracted perhaps the most extensive interest of physicists. Some of the most fundamental contributions to radiobiology have been made by physicists and even engineers who became completely engrossed in the subject and its biological ramifications to such an extent that it is often not realized that they started their career in nuclear physics or electrical engineering.


Specific Energy Gamma Radiation Vary Time Delay Neutron Energy Relative Biological Effectiveness 
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© Springer Science+Business Media New York 1980

Authors and Affiliations

  • Harald H. Rossi
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  1. 1.Radiological Research Laboratory, Department of Radiology, Cancer Center/Institute of Cancer ResearchColumbia University College of Physicians and SurgeonsNew YorkUSA

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