The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley

PHYS 3309 Introduction to Medical Imaging

This course will look at the wide range of techniques used for medical imaging and the underlying physical principles they are based on. This course is an introduction to medical diagnosis imaging techniques, e.g. magnetic resonance imaging, scanning tomography, and general imaging by x-rays. Topics covered also include the interaction of light on living cells and use of ionizing radiation in diagnosis and therapy.



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Standard Letter (A-F)

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Dept of Physics and Astronomy


As scheduled