Lasers Offer New Tools to Radiobiology and Radiotherapy
Authors: Giulietti A., Tajima T.
Autors Affiliation: CNR, Ist Nazl Ott, Pisa, Italy; Univ Calif Irvine, Dept Phys & Astron, Irvine, CA USA.
Abstract: Multidisciplinary contributions of scientists actively operating in frontier laser science, radiation biology, tumor therapy, dosimetry and radiation safety provide a wide description of the status and perspectives of a primary field for human health care, in view of the emerging novel technology providing laser-driven sources of ionizing radiation.
KeyWords: PROTON-BEAMS; ELECTRON; PULSES; ACCELERATORS; TARGETS; IRRADIATION; GENERATION; SCATTERING; TRANSPORT; FUTURE