Practical Gamma ray Spectroscopy

  • Filename: practical-gamma-ray-spectroscopy.
  • ISBN: 9781119964698
  • Release Date: 2011-09-07
  • Number of pages: 408
  • Author: Gordon Gilmore
  • Publisher: John Wiley & Sons



The Second Edition of Practical Gamma-Ray Spectrometry has been completely revised and updated, providing comprehensive coverage of the whole gamma-ray detection and spectrum analysis processes. Drawn on many years of teaching experience to produce this uniquely practical volume, issues discussed include the origin of gamma-rays and the issue of quality assurance in gamma-ray spectrometry. This new edition also covers the analysis of decommissioned nuclear plants, computer modelling systems for calibration, uncertainty measurements in QA, and many more topics.

Practical Gamma Ray Spectrometry

  • Filename: practical-gamma-ray-spectrometry.
  • ISBN: 9781467251044
  • Release Date: 2016-10-16
  • Number of pages: 49
  • Author: CTI Reviews
  • Publisher: Cram101 Textbook Reviews



Facts101 is your complete guide to Practical Gamma-Ray Spectrometry. In this book, you will learn topics such as as those in your book plus much more. With key features such as key terms, people and places, Facts101 gives you all the information you need to prepare for your next exam. Our practice tests are specific to the textbook and we have designed tools to make the most of your limited study time.

Radiation Detection and Measurement

  • Filename: radiation-detection-and-measurement.
  • ISBN: 9780470131480
  • Release Date: 2010-08-16
  • Number of pages: 860
  • Author: Glenn F. Knoll
  • Publisher: John Wiley & Sons



This is the resource that engineers turn to in the study of radiation detection. The fourth edition takes into account the technical developments that continue to enhance the instruments and techniques available for the detection and spectroscopy of ionizing radiation. New coverage is presented on ROC curves, micropattern gas detectors, new sensors for scintillation light, and the excess noise factor. Revised discussions are also included on TLDs and cryogenic spectrometers, radiation backgrounds, and the VME standard. Engineers will gain a strong understanding of the field with this updated book.

Interpretation of Organic Spectra

  • Filename: interpretation-of-organic-spectra.
  • ISBN: 9780470828311
  • Release Date: 2011-04-18
  • Number of pages: 416
  • Author: Yong-Cheng Ning
  • Publisher: John Wiley & Sons



Although there are a number of books in this field, most of them lack an introduction of comprehensive analysis of MS and IR spectra, and others do not provide up-to-date information like tandem MS. This book fills the gap. The merit of this book is that the author will not only introduce knowledge for analyzing nuclear magnetic resonance spectra including 1H spectra (Chapter 1), 13C spectra (Chapter 2) and 2D NMR spectra (Chapter 3), he also arms readers systemically with knowledge of Mass spectra (including EI MS spectra and MS spectra by using soft ionizations) (Chapter 4) and IR spectra (Chapter 5). In each chapter the author presents very practical application skills by providing various challenging examples. The last chapter (Chapter 6) provides the strategy, skills and methods on how to identify an unknown compound through a combination of spectra. Based on nearly 40 years researching and teaching experience, the author also proposes some original and creative ideas, which are very practical for spectral interpretation.

Outlines and Highlights for Practical Gamma Ray Spectrometry by Gordon Gilmore

  • Filename: outlines-and-highlights-for-practical-gamma-ray-spectrometry-by-gordon-gilmore.
  • ISBN: 1619057069
  • Release Date: 2011-08-01
  • Number of pages: 190
  • Author: Cram101 Textbook Reviews
  • Publisher: Academic Internet Pub Incorporated



Never HIGHLIGHT a Book Again! Virtually all of the testable terms, concepts, persons, places, and events from the textbook are included. Cram101 Just the FACTS101 studyguides give all of the outlines, highlights, notes, and quizzes for your textbook with optional online comprehensive practice tests. Only Cram101 is Textbook Specific. Accompanys: 9780470861967 .

An Introduction to Synchrotron Radiation

  • Filename: an-introduction-to-synchrotron-radiation.
  • ISBN: 9781119972860
  • Release Date: 2011-06-15
  • Number of pages: 368
  • Author: Philip Willmott, PhD
  • Publisher: John Wiley & Sons



This book introduces the reader to the basic concepts of the generation and manipulation of synchrotron light, its interaction with matter, and the application of synchrotron light in the “classical” techniques, while including some of the most modern technological developments. As much as possible, complicated mathematical derivations and formulas are avoided. A more heuristic approach is adopted, whereby the general physical reasoning behind the equations is highlighted. Key features: A general introduction to synchrotron radiation and experimental techniques using synchrotron radiation Contains many detailed “worked examples” from the literature Of interest for a broad audience - synchrotrons are possibly one of the best examples of multidisciplinary research Four-colour presentation throughout

Handbook of Radioactivity Analysis

  • Filename: handbook-of-radioactivity-analysis.
  • ISBN: 9780123848734
  • Release Date: 2012
  • Number of pages: 1379
  • Author: Michael F. L'Annunziata
  • Publisher: Academic Press



Authoritative reference providing the principles, practical techniques, and procedures for the accurate measurement of radioactivity.

Modern Raman Spectroscopy

  • Filename: modern-raman-spectroscopy.
  • ISBN: 0471497940
  • Release Date: 2005-02-04
  • Number of pages: 224
  • Author: Ewen Smith
  • Publisher: Wiley



This book reflects the dramatic increase in the number of Raman spectrometers being sold to and used by non-expert practitioners. It contains coverage of Resonance Raman and SERS, two hot areas of Raman, in a form suitable for the non-expert. Builds Raman theory up in stages without overloading the reader with complex theory Includes two chapters on instrumentation and interpretation that shows how Raman spectra can be obtained and interpreted Explains the potential of using Raman spectroscopy in a wide variety of applications Includes detailed, but concise information and worked examples

Micro XRF Studies of Sediment Cores

  • Filename: micro-xrf-studies-of-sediment-cores.
  • ISBN: 9789401798495
  • Release Date: 2015-07-21
  • Number of pages: 656
  • Author: Ian W. Croudace
  • Publisher: Springer



This volume presents papers on the use of micro-XRF core scanners in palaeoenvironmental research. It contains a broad ranging view of instrument capability and points to future developments that will help contribute to higher precision elemental data and faster core analysis. Readers will find a diverse range of research by leading experts that have used micro-XRF core scanners in a wide range of scientific applications. The book includes specific application papers reporting on the use of XRF core scanners in a variety of marine, lacustrine, and pollution studies. In addition, coverage also examines practical aspects of core scanner usage, data optimisation and data calibration and interpretation. In a little over a decade, micro-XRF sediment core scanners have made a substantive contribution to palaeoenvironmental research. Their impact is based on their ability to rapidly, non-destructively and automatically scan sediment cores. Not only do they rapidly provide important proxy data without damaging samples, but they can obtain environmental data at decadal, annual and even sub-annual scales. This volume will help both experienced and new users of these non-destructive core scanners take full advantage of one of the most powerful geochemical screening tools in the environmental scientist's toolbox.

Measurement and Detection of Radiation Fourth Edition

  • Filename: measurement-and-detection-of-radiation-fourth-edition.
  • ISBN: 9781482215489
  • Release Date: 2015-04-10
  • Number of pages: 606
  • Author: Nicholas Tsoulfanidis
  • Publisher: CRC Press



A Sound Introduction to Radiation Detection and Measurement for Newcomers to Nuclear Science and Engineering Since the publication of the bestselling third edition, there have been advances in the field of radiation detection, most notably in practical applications. Incorporating these important developments, Measurement and Detection of Radiation, Fourth Edition provides the most up-to-date and accessible introduction to radiation detector materials, systems, and applications. New to the Fourth Edition New chapters on nuclear forensics and nuclear medicine instrumentation, covering basic principles and applications as well as open-ended problems that encourage more in-depth research Updated references and bibliographies New and expanded problems As useful to students and nuclear professionals as its popular predecessors, this fourth edition continues to carefully explain the latest radiation detector technology and measurement techniques. It also discusses the correct ways to perform measurements and analyze results following current health physics procedures.

Measuring the Universe

  • Filename: measuring-the-universe.
  • ISBN: 9780521762298
  • Release Date: 2012-07-12
  • Number of pages: 343
  • Author: George H. Rieke
  • Publisher: Cambridge University Press



A one-stop guide to astronomical instrumentation and data acquisition, with a focus on the underlying principles behind each instrument's operation.

Introduction to Health Physics Fourth Edition

  • Filename: introduction-to-health-physics-fourth-edition.
  • ISBN: 0071643230
  • Release Date: 2008-05-04
  • Number of pages: 768
  • Author: Herman Cember
  • Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional



A dynamic, all-inclusive overview of the field of health physics If it's an important topic in the field of health physics, you'll find it in this trusted text . . . in sections on physical principles, atomic and nuclear structure, radioactivity, biological effects of radiation, and instrumentation. This one-of-a-kind guide spans the entire scope of the field and offers a problem-solving approach that will serve you throughout your career. Features: A thorough overview of need-to-know topics, from a review of physical principles to a useful look at the interaction of radiation with matter Chapter-ending practice problems to solidify your grasp of health physics topics and their real-world application Essential background material on quantitative risk assessment for health-threatening radiation dangers Authoritative radiation safety and environmental health coverage that supports the International Commission on Radiological Protection's standards for specific populations High-yield appendices to expand your comprehension of chapter material: Values of Some Useful Constants, Table of the Elements, The Reference Person, Specific Absorbed Fraction of Photon Energy, and Total Mass Attenuation Coefficients NEW! Essential coverage of non-ionizing radiation-laser and microwaves, computer use in dose calculation, and dose limit recommendations

A Handbook of Silicate Rock Analysis

  • Filename: a-handbook-of-silicate-rock-analysis.
  • ISBN: 9789401539883
  • Release Date: 2013-11-11
  • Number of pages: 622
  • Author: P.J. Potts
  • Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media



without an appreciation of what happens in between. The techniques available for the chemical analysis of silicate rocks have undergone a revolution over the last 30 years. However, to use an analytical technique most effectively, No longer is the analytical balance the only instrument used it is essential to understand its analytical characteristics, in for quantitative measurement, as it was in the days of classi particular the excitation mechanism and the response of the cal gravimetric procedures. A wide variety of instrumental signal detection system. In this book, these characteristics techniques is now commonly used for silicate rock analysis, have been described within a framework of practical ana lytical aplications, especially for the routine multi-element including some that incorporate excitation sources and detec tion systems that have been developed only in the last few analysis of silicate rocks. All analytical techniques available years. These instrumental developments now permit a wide for routine silicate rock analysis are discussed, including range of trace elements to be determined on a routine basis. some more specialized procedures. Sufficient detail is In parallel with these exciting advances, users have tended included to provide practitioners of geochemistry with a firm to become more remote from the data production process. base from which to assess current performance, and in some This is, in part, an inevitable result of the widespread intro cases, future developments.

Remediation of Contaminated Environments

  • Filename: remediation-of-contaminated-environments.
  • ISBN: 9780080914152
  • Release Date: 2009-05-12
  • Number of pages: 496
  • Author:
  • Publisher: Elsevier



This book summarises - amongst other things - what happened to the people and environment around Chernobyl (and other nuclear sites) and what measures need to be taken in future in the event of nuclear accidents etc plus it has a very important and currently topical use in detailing what to do in the event of a terrorist dirty bomb attack on a city. * Remediation, including characterization of contaminated sites; safety requirements; remediation planning; effectiveness of individual measures in different environments; social, ethical and economic considerations; application of modern decision aiding technologies * Applicable to different categories of contaminated environments and contaminants, comprising areas contaminated by radiation accidents and incidents, nuclear weapon tests, natural radionuclides associated with nuclear fuel cycle, fossil material mining and gas and oil production * Associated side effects (environmental and social) and human based remediation measures, comprising perception of this activity by the population; with particular regard to stakeholders and population involvement in making decisions on environmental safety and remediation of contaminated sites

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