Introduction to health and medical physics

A.Y. 2020/2021
Overall hours
Learning objectives
Acquire basic concepts of NMR, MRI (T1, T2, spectra, k-space, sequences). Images through Fourier Transform and Radon Transform.
Acquire the fundamental concepts of radiotherapy with photons and charged particles together with the knowledge of the basic aspects of radiobiology.
Acquire le basic concepts of medical imaging, production and detection of RX, interaction of RX with matter, the dosimetric indices and basic concepts of ultrasound imaging.
Expected learning outcomes
At the end of the course the student will have acquired the knowledge concerning:

- The interaction of ionizing radiation (photons and charged particles) with matter;
- The bases of dosimetry;
- The fundamental concepts of radiotherapy with photons and charged particles;
- Basic aspects of radiobiology;
- The accelerators for hadrontherapy
- Basic concepts of the development of a hadrontherapy treatment plan
- Basic aspects of medical imaging;
- Production and detection of X-rays;
- Conventional Radiology
- Mammography and Computed Tomography
- The basic concepts of MR imaging (T1, T2, Spectroscopy, k-space. Sequences)
Course syllabus and organization

Single session

Lesson period
Second semester
Course syllabus
The syllabus is shared with the following courses:
- [F63-46](
FIS/07 - APPLIED PHYSICS - University credits: 6
Lessons: 42 hours