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Radiation-Induced Polymerization of Acrylamide and Methacrylamide-Based Polymer Gel Dosimeters

Doyan, Aris (2005) Radiation-Induced Polymerization of Acrylamide and Methacrylamide-Based Polymer Gel Dosimeters. PhD thesis, Universiti Putra Malaysia.

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Radiation-induced polymerization of acrylamide and methacrylamide-based polymer gel dosimeters potentially used for the verification of complex dose distributions in 3D associated with conformal radiotherapy has been studied using nuclear magnetic resonance (NMR), Raman spectroscopy and impedance analyzer methods at room temperature. Three polymer gels of polyacrylamide (PAAmG), polymethacrylamide (PMAAmG) and poly(acrylamide-co-methacrylamide) (PAAm-co-MAAmG) were synthesized in oxygen free condition from acrylamide (AAm) and methacrylamide (MAAm) as monomers and N, N'-methylene-bis-acrylamide (BIS) as Crosslinker at various concentration from 2% to 6% and 6% gelatin. The comonomers (AAm, MAAm and BIS) were dissolved in an aqueous gelatin

Item Type:Thesis (PhD)
Chairman Supervisor:Associate Professor Elias Saion, PhD
Call Number:FPSK(P) 2005 3
Faculty or Institute:Faculty of Medicine and Health Science
ID Code:6595
Deposited By: Nur Izzati Mohd Zaki
Deposited On:19 May 2010 15:22
Last Modified:06 Aug 2015 17:07

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