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  • Chemistry and Analysis of Radionuclidesby Jukka Lehto; Xiaolin Hou

    Wiley 2011; US$ 136.00 US$ 117.87

    Written by chemists for chemists, this is a comprehensive guide to the important radionuclides as well as techniques for their separation and analysis. It introduces readers to the important laboratory techniques and methodologies in the field, providing practical instructions on how to handle nuclear waste and radioactivity in the environment. more...

  • Safety of VVER-440 Reactorsby Vladimír Slugen

    Springer London 2011; US$ 133.99

    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...

  • The CMS Silicon Strip Trackerby Oliver Pooth

    Vieweg+Teubner Verlag 2010; US$ 74.81

    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$ 17.58

    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

    With an estimated 3.3 billion ionizing radiation imaging examinations performed worldwide each year, the growing use of x-ray-based diagnostic procedures raises concerns about long-term health risks, especially cancer. In addition, rapid growth in the number of nuclear power plants around the world increases the risk of a nuclear accident similar... 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$ 12.19

    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...

  • Indo-US Nuclear Dealby P R Chari

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 54.95

    This book interrogates the Indo-US civil nuclear agreement from its inception in July 2005 to its conclusion in the latter part of 2008 through 12 articles, each of which focuses on different aspects of the deal. They discuss the factors that facilitated the deal, the roadblocks that were encountered, and the implications of the deal for the future... more...

  • Experimental and Numerical Stability Investigations on Natural Circulation Boiling Water Reactorsby C.P. Marcel

    IOS Press 2007; US$ 68.00

    In the design of novel nuclear reactors active systems are replaced by passive ones in order to reduce the risk of failure. For that reason natural circulation is being considered as the primary cooling mechanism in next generation nuclear reactor designs more...

  • Fusion Technology 1994by K. Herschbach; W. Maurer; J. E. Vetter

    Elsevier Science 2012; US$ 93.95

    The objective of the Symposium on Fusion Technology (SOFT) conference is to set the stage for the exchange of information on the design, construction, and operation of fusion experiments and the technology which is being developed for the next-step devices and for fusion reactors. These proceedings therefore present an up-to-date and throrough review... more...