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Yijian Cao

Adjunct Associate Professor of Physics and Astronomy


Degrees

PHD, 1991, Univ Missouri Columbia; MA, 1987, Univ Mississippi; BS, 1982, Nanking University


Bio

Certifications

Therapy Physics, American Board of Medical Physics
Therapeutic Medical Physics, New York State

Publications

Zhang Q, Deiewer J, Wang S, Li S, Zhu X, Zheng D, Cao Y, Zhang J, Jamshidi A, Cox BW, Potters L, Klein EE. Accuracy evaluation of a six-degree-of-freedom couch using cone beam CT and IsoCal phantom with an in-house algorithm. Medical Physics. 2017 44 (8): 3888-3898.

Kapur A, Zuvic P, Bloom B, Lee L, Sharma R, Adair N, Riehl C, Interrante M, Riegel AC, Cao Y, Sharma A, Antone J, Vijeh L, Zhang H, Morgenstern C, Montchal E, Cox B, Chou H, Potters L.  Incident learning and failure-mode-and-effects-analysis guided safety initiatives in radiation medicine.  Front Rad Med.  2013;3:305.

Potters L, Cao Y, Calugaru E, Torre T, Fearn P and Wang XH. A comprehensive review of CT-based dosimetry parameters and biochemical control in patients treated with permanent prostate brachytherapy, International Journal of Radiation Oncology*Biology*Physics, Volume 50, Issue 3, 1 July 2001, Pages 605-614.

Fan S, Ma YX, Wang JA, Yuan RQ, Meng Y, Cao Y, Laterra JJ, Goldberg ID, Rosen EM. The cytokine hepatocyte growth factor/scatter inhibits apoptosis and enhances DNA repair by a common mechanism involving signaling through phosphatidyl inositol 3’kinase. Oncogene 2000; 19:2212-2223.

Ayyangar K, Parsai E, Chan MF, Sen A, Cao Y, Price R, Saw CB. Surface Region Electron Beam Dosimetry in the Presence of Cerrobend Cutouts. Journal of Med Phys 1996; 21:4.

Hubbard AT, Cao Y, Stern DA. Surface analysis of electrodes by ultra-high vacuum techniques: acetonitrile solvent chemisorptions at Pt (111). Electrochimica Acta. 1994 39: 1007-1014.

Cao Y, Gui JY, Stern DA, Hubbard AT. Studies of Ru (001) electrodes in aquesous electrolytes containing silver ions and methane: LEED. HREELS, Auger spectroscopy and electrochemistry Journal of Electroanalytical Chemistry. 1993 354: 71-86 DOI: 10.1016/0022-0728(93)80325-C.

Cao Y, Gao P, Gui JY, Lu F, Stern DA, Hubbard AT. Absorption and electrochemistry of SCN-: Comparative studies at Ag (111) and Pt (111) electrodes by means of AES, CV, HREELS and LEED Journal of Electroanalytical Chemistry. 1992 339: 311-325. DOI 10.1016/0022-0728(92)80460-L.

Cao Y, Conrad H. Approach to thermal roughening of Ni (110): A study by high-resolution low-energy electron diffraction Physical Review Letters. 1990 64: 447-450. DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevLett.64.447.

Cao Y, Conrad H. High q-resolution electron gun for low energy electron diffraction Review of Scientific Instruments. 1989 60: 2642-2645. DOI: 10.1063/1.1140686.


Recent Courses Taught

Course Title Level
MPHY 240 RADIATION THERAPY PHYSICS I Graduate
MPHY 241 RADIATION THERAPY PHYSICS II Graduate
MPHY 290 RESEARCH IN MEDICAL PHYSICS Graduate
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