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.

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.

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.

Handbook of Practical X Ray Fluorescence Analysis

  • Filename: handbook-of-practical-x-ray-fluorescence-analysis.
  • ISBN: 9783540367222
  • Release Date: 2007-05-18
  • Number of pages: 863
  • Author: Burkhard Beckhoff
  • Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media



X-Ray fluorescence analysis is an established technique for non-destructive elemental materials analysis. This book gives a user-oriented practical guidance to the application of this method. The book gives a survey of the theoretical fundamentals, analytical instrumentation, software for data processing, various excitation regimes including gracing incidents and microfocus measurements, quantitative analysis, applications in routine and micro analysis, mineralogy, biology, medicine, criminal investigations, archeology, metallurgy, abrasion, microelectronics, environmental air and water analysis. This book is the bible of X-Ray fluorescence analysis. It gives the basic knowledge on this technique, information on analytical equipment and guides the reader to the various applications. It appeals to researchers, analytically active engineers and advanced students.

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.

Analytical Chemistry of Uranium

  • Filename: analytical-chemistry-of-uranium.
  • ISBN: 9781482220582
  • Release Date: 2014-11-21
  • Number of pages: 324
  • Author: Zeev Karpas
  • Publisher: CRC Press



Accurate uranium analysis, and particularly for isotope measurements, is essential in many fields, including environmental studies, geology, hydrogeology, the nuclear industry, health physics, and homeland security. Nevertheless, only a few scientific books are dedicated to uranium in general and analytical chemistry aspects in particular. Analytical Chemistry of Uranium: Environmental, Forensic, Nuclear, and Toxicological Applications covers the fascinating advances in the field of analytical chemistry of uranium. Exploring a broad range of topics, the book focuses on the analytical aspects of industrial processes that involve uranium, its presence in the environment, health and biological implications of exposure to uranium compounds, and nuclear forensics. Topics include: Examples of procedures used to characterize uranium in environmental samples of soil, sediments, vegetation, water, and air Analytical methods used to examine the rigorous specifications of uranium and its compounds deployed in the nuclear fuel cycle Health aspects of exposure to uranium and the bioassays used for exposure assessment Up-to-date analytical techniques used in nuclear forensics for safeguards in support of non-proliferation, including single particle characterization Each chapter includes an overview of the topic and several examples to demonstrate the analytical procedures. This is followed by sample preparation, separation and purification techniques where necessary. The book supplies readers with a solid understanding of the analytical chemistry approach used today for characterizing the different facets of uranium, providing a good starting point for further investigation into this important element.

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.

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



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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

Small Animal Imaging

  • Filename: small-animal-imaging.
  • ISBN: 3642129455
  • Release Date: 2010-11-29
  • Number of pages: 597
  • Author: Fabian Kiessling
  • Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media



Small animal imaging has been recognized as an important tool in preclinical research. Nevertheless, the results of non-invasive imaging are often disappointing owing to choice of a suboptimal imaging modality and/or shortcomings in study design, experimental setup, and data evaluation. This textbook is a practical guide to the use of non-invasive imaging in preclinical research. Each of the available imaging modalities is discussed in detail, with the assistance of numerous informative illustrations. In addition, many useful hints are provided on the installation of a small animal unit, study planning, animal handling, and the cost-effective performance of small animal imaging. Cross-calibration methods, data postprocessing, and special imaging applications are also considered in depth. This is the first book to cover all the practical basics in small animal imaging, and it will prove an invaluable aid for researchers, students, and technicians.

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

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.

Physics in Nuclear Medicine

  • Filename: physics-in-nuclear-medicine.
  • ISBN: 9781455733675
  • Release Date: 2012-02-14
  • Number of pages: 544
  • Author: Simon R. Cherry
  • Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences



Physics in Nuclear Medicine - by Drs. Simon R. Cherry, James A. Sorenson, and Michael E. Phelps - provides current, comprehensive guidance on the physics underlying modern nuclear medicine and imaging using radioactively labeled tracers. This revised and updated fourth edition features a new full-color layout, as well as the latest information on instrumentation and technology. Stay current on crucial developments in hybrid imaging (PET/CT and SPECT/CT), and small animal imaging, and benefit from the new section on tracer kinetic modeling in neuroreceptor imaging. What’s more, you can reinforce your understanding with graphical animations online at www.expertconsult.com, along with the fully searchable text and calculation tools. Master the physics of nuclear medicine with thorough explanations of analytic equations and illustrative graphs to make them accessible. Discover the technologies used in state-of-the-art nuclear medicine imaging systems Fully grasp the process of emission computed tomography with advanced mathematical concepts presented in the appendices. Utilize the extensive data in the day-to-day practice of nuclear medicine practice and research. Tap into the expertise of Dr. Simon Cherry, who contributes his cutting-edge knowledge in nuclear medicine instrumentation. Stay current on the latest developments in nuclear medicine technology and methods New sections to learn about hybrid imaging (PET/CT and SPECT/CT) and small animal imaging. View graphical animations online at www.expertconsult.com, where you can also access the fully searchable text and calculation tools. Get a better view of images and line art and find information more easily thanks to a brand-new, full-color layout. The perfect reference or textbook to comprehensively review physics principles in nuclear medicine.

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