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  • Environmental Radionuclidesby Klaus Froehlich

    Elsevier Science 2009; US$ 210.00

    The book presents a state-of-the-art summary of knowledge on the use of radionuclides to study processes and systems in the continental part of the Earth?s environment. It is conceived as a companion to the two volumes of this series, which deal with isotopes as tracers in the marine environment (Livingston, Marine Radioactivity ) and with the radioecology... more...

  • Safety of Electromedical Devicesby Norbert Leitgeb

    Springer Vienna 2010; US$ 159.00

    This book describes the legal and technical requirements which must be met before introducing a medical device to the European market, covering a wide range of pitfalls and opportunities, and discussing how to balance safety with limited product liability. more...

  • Safety of VVER-440 Reactorsby Vladimír Slugen

    Springer London 2011; US$ 189.00

    Here is a useful guide to the safe operation of nuclear power plants. It discusses experiences specific to VVER-440 reactors and includes many figures and tables that provide detailed information about materials treatment and barrier leak tightness more...

  • Semiconductor Detector Systemsby Helmuth Spieler

    Oxford University Press 2005; US$ 184.99

    Semiconductor sensors patterned at the micron scale combined with custom-designed integrated circuits have revolutionized semiconductor radiation detector systems. Designs covering many square meters with millions of signal channels are now commonplace in high-energy physics and the technology is finding its way into many other fields, ranging from... more...

  • The CMS Silicon Strip Trackerby Oliver Pooth

    Vieweg+Teubner Verlag 2010; US$ 79.99

    When the experiments at the Large Hadron Collider (LHC) at CERN begin data taking the biggest high energy physics experiments ever will be underway. One of these experiments is the Compact Muon Solenoid (CMS) with more than 3,000 collaborators working at the energy frontier of particle physics. The silicon strip tracker of the CMS experiment is the... more...

  • Nuclear Energy Debateby Justin Healey

    The Spinney Press 2012; US$ 22.50

    The debate over the introduction of nuclear power in Australia has recently become more heated in light of safety concerns over the nuclear reactor meltdown emergency in Japan. Australia has also just committed to a carbon trading scheme to address its reliance on coal-fired energy and reduce greenhouse emissions. With 40% of the world?s uranium located... more...

  • Radiation Injury Prevention and Mitigation in Humansby Kedar N. Prasad

    CRC Press 2012; US$ 97.95

    Growing Health Concerns with Respect to Low Doses of Ionizing Radiation: Can We Prevent and/or Mitigate Them? Introduction Prevention of Radiation Injuries Mitigation of Radiation Injuries The Concept of a Bioshield against Radiation Damage Summary Physics of Radiological Weapons and Nuclear Reactors Introduction Structure of an Atom Isotopes... more...

  • Devil's Tangoby Cecile Pineda

    Wings Press 2012; US$ 9.99

    Devil's Tango is a one-woman whirlwind tour of the nuclear industry, seen through the lens of the industrial and planetary crisis unfolding at Fukushima Daiichi. As much personal journal as investigative journalism, the author's journal entries trace her own and the country's evolution of consciousness during the first year following the diaster at... more...

  • Die Singuläre Waffeby Constanze Eisenbart

    VS Verlag für Sozialwissenschaften 2012; US$ 39.99

    Seit Hiroshima gilt die Atombombe als singuläre Waffe. Ihre Auswirkungen in Raum und Zeit sind analogielos. Ein mächtiges Tabu liegt auf ihrer Anwendung. Ihr Besitz war nur fünf Staaten erlaubt. Gleichzeitig wurde sie von Anfang an politisch und strategisch instrumentalisiert. Das ?Gleichgewicht des Schreckens? wurde zum Signum des Atomzeitalters.... more...

  • Den Ausstieg aus der Kernkraft sicher gestaltenby Eberhard Umbach

    Springer 2012; US$ 29.99

    Als Reaktion auf die Havarie im japanischen Kernkraftwerk Fukushima Daiichi wird Deutschland als erstes Industrieland der Welt innerhalb von rund einem Jahrzehnt vollst ndig aus der Kernkraft aussteigen. Mit dem Beschluss ber den Ausstieg aus der Kernenergie wird Deutschland aber nicht ber Nacht kerntechnikfrei. Vielmehr gilt es, einen an h chsten... more...