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- University of Chicago Press 2013; US$ 45.00
After World War II, the US Atomic Energy Commission (AEC) began mass-producing radioisotopes, sending out nearly 64,000 shipments of radioactive materials to scientists and physicians by 1955. Even as the atomic bomb became the focus of Cold War anxiety, radioisotopes represented the government’s efforts to harness the power of the atom for... more...
- Franzis Verlag 2013; US$ 11.50
Hauptbeschreibung In diesem Buch erfahren Sie, wie Kernstrahlung entsteht und welche Eigenschaften einschließlich Gefahren sie beinhaltet. Obwohl man Kernstrahlung nicht hören, sehen oder riechen kann, lässt sie sich auf einfache Weise nachweisen. Den Schwerpunkt des Buches bildet der Bau eines einfachen Geigerzählers. Mit dessen Hilfe können zum... more...
- Elsevier Science 2012; US$ 159.00
Radiation processing is widely employed in plastics engineering to enhance the physical properties of polymers, such as chemical resistance, surface properties, mechanical and thermal properties, particle size reduction, melt properties, material compatibility, fire retardation, etc. Drobny introduces readers to the science of ionizing radiation... more...
- Elsevier Science 2012; US$ 72.95
The authors have addressed the basic need for internationally consistent standards and methods demanded by the new and increasing use of radioactive materials, radiopharmaceuticals and labelled compounds. Particular emphasis is given to the basic and practical problems that may be encountered in measuring radioactivity. The text provides information... more...
- Springer 2011; US$ 119.00
The reader is provided with information about methods of calibration of light sources and photodetectors as well as responsiveness of spectral instruments ranging from near infrared to vacuum UV spectral, 1200 -- 100 nm, and radiation intensities of up to several quanta per second in absolute and arbitrary units. The author describes for the first... more...
- Springer 2010; US$ 69.99
Complexities of the requirements for accurate radiation dosimetry evaluation in both diagnostic and therapeutic nuclear medicine (including PET) have grown over the past decade. This is due primarily to four factors: growing consideration of accurate patient-specific treatment planning for radionuclide therapy as a means of improving the therapeutic... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2009; US$ 184.95
While applications rapidly change one to the next in our commercialized world, fundamental principles behind those applications remain constant. So if one understands those principles well enough and has ample experience in applying them, he or she will be able to develop a capacity for reaching results via conceptual thinking rather than... more...
- Artech House 2009; US$ 129.00
Along with the growth of RF and microwave technology applications, there is a mounting concern about the possible adverse effects over human health from electromagnetic radiation. Addressing this issue and putting it into perspective, this groundbreaking resource provides critical details on the latest advances in high frequency electromagnetic dosimetry. more...
- Springer 2009; US$ 219.00
Comprises the selected presentations of NATO Advanced Training Course held 26-30 May 2008 in Mugla, Turkey. This book presents environmental data from many locations of different countries and also contains the contributions in the detection/monitoring programs of some authors from CIS countries. more...