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Basic physics essentials for the radiation oncologist 

Basic physics essentials for the radiation oncologist
Basic physics essentials for the radiation oncologist

A Sibtain

, A Morgan

, and N MacDougall

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date: 14 October 2019

Everything is made up of matter. There are two types of matter—elements and compounds.

An element is a kind of matter that cannot be decomposed into two or more simpler types of matter. An example of an element is hydrogen.

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