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  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release : 20 November 2014
  • ISBN : 9780128016442
  • Page : 784 pages
  • Rating : 4.5/5 from 103 voters

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Physics and Engineering of Radiation Detection presents an overview of the physics of radiation detection and its applications. It covers the origins and properties of different kinds of ionizing radiation, their detection and measurement, and the procedures used to protect people and the environment from their potentially harmful effects. The second edition is fully revised and provides the latest developments in detector technology and analyses software. Also, more material related to measurements in particle physics and a complete solutions manual have been added. Discusses the experimental techniques and instrumentation used in different detection systems in a very practical way without sacrificing the physics content Provides useful formulae and explains methodologies to solve problems related to radiation measurements Contains many worked-out examples and end-of-chapter problems Detailed discussions on different detection media, such as gases, liquids, liquefied gases, semiconductors, and scintillators Chapters on statistics, data analysis techniques, software for data analysis, and data acquisition systems

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Physics and Engineering of Radiation Detection

Physics and Engineering of Radiation Detection
  • Author : Syed Naeem Ahmed
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release Date : 2014-11-20
  • ISBN : 9780128016442
GET THIS BOOKPhysics and Engineering of Radiation Detection

Physics and Engineering of Radiation Detection presents an overview of the physics of radiation detection and its applications. It covers the origins and properties of different kinds of ionizing radiation, their detection and measurement, and the procedures used to protect people and the environment from their potentially harmful effects. The second edition is fully revised and provides the latest developments in detector technology and analyses software. Also, more material related to measurements in particle physics and a complete solutions manual

Principles of Nuclear Radiation Detection

Principles of Nuclear Radiation Detection
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  • Publisher : CRC Press
  • Release Date : 2018-05-04
  • ISBN : 9781351091978
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This book is intended for senior undergraduate and beginning graduate students in physics, nuclear engineering, health physics and nuclear medicine, and for specialized training courses for radiation protection personnel and environmental safety engineers.To keep the size of the book manageable, material has been selected to stress those detectors that are in widespread use. Attempts have also been made to emphasize alternatives available in approaching various measurement problems and to present the criteria by which a choice among these alternatives

Handbook of Drug Metabolism, Third Edition

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  • Publisher : CRC Press
  • Release Date : 2016-04-26
  • ISBN : 1560323175
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Radiation Detection

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  • Author : Douglas McGregor,J. Kenneth Shultis
  • Publisher : CRC Press
  • Release Date : 2020-08-19
  • ISBN : 9781000038583
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Radiation Detection: Concepts, Methods, and Devices provides a modern overview of radiation detection devices and radiation measurement methods. The book topics have been selected on the basis of the authors’ many years of experience designing radiation detectors and teaching radiation detection and measurement in a classroom environment. This book is designed to give the reader more than a glimpse at radiation detection devices and a few packaged equations. Rather it seeks to provide an understanding that allows the reader to

Semiconductor Radiation Detectors

Semiconductor Radiation Detectors
  • Author : Alan Owens
  • Publisher : CRC Press
  • Release Date : 2019-05-31
  • ISBN : 9781351629171
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Choice Recommended Title, July 2020 Bringing together material scattered across many disciplines, Semiconductor Radiation Detectors provides readers with a consolidated source of information on the properties of a wide range of semiconductors; their growth, characterization and the fabrication of radiation sensors with emphasis on the X- and gamma-ray regimes. It explores the promise and limitations of both the traditional and new generation of semiconductors and discusses where the future in semiconductor development and radiation detection may lie. The purpose of this

Radiation Detection and Measurement

Radiation Detection and Measurement
  • Author : Glenn F. Knoll
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 1989
  • ISBN : 047161761X
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This new edition of the methods and instrumentation used in the detection of ionizing radiation has been revised and updated to reflect recent advances. It covers modern engineering practice, provides useful design information and contains an up-to-date review of the literature.

Semiconductor Radiation Detectors

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  • Author : Gerhard Lutz
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release Date : 2007-06-15
  • ISBN : 9783540716792
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Starting from basic principles, this book describes the rapidly growing field of modern semiconductor detectors used for energy and position measurement radiation. The author, whose own contributions to these developments have been significant, explains the working principles of semiconductor radiation detectors in an intuitive way. Broad coverage is also given to electronic signal readout and to the subject of radiation damage.

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  • Release Date : 2017-12-19
  • ISBN : 9781482262216
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Integrating aspects of engineering, application physics, and medical science, Solid-State Radiation Detectors: Technology and Applications offers a comprehensive review of new and emerging solid-state materials-based technologies for radiation detection. Each chapter is structured to address the current advantages and challenges of each material and technology presented, as well as to discuss novel research and applications. Featuring contributions from leading experts in industry and academia, this authoritative text: Covers modern semiconductors used for radiation monitoring Examines CdZnTe and CdTe technology for

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  • Publisher : Springer Nature
  • Release Date : 2021-08-05
  • ISBN : 9783030764616
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This book offers readers an overview of some of the most recent advances in the field of advanced materials used for gamma and X-ray imaging. Coverage includes both technology and applications, with an in-depth review of the research topics from leading specialists in the field. Emphasis is on high-Z materials like CdTe, CZT and GaAs, as well as perovskite crystals, since they offer the best implementation possibilities for direct conversion X-ray detectors. Authors discuss material challenges, detector operation physics and

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Radiation and Detectors
  • Author : Lucio Cerrito
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release Date : 2017-05-11
  • ISBN : 9783319531816
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This textbook provides an introduction to radiation, the principles of interaction between radiation and matter, and the exploitation of those principles in the design of modern radiation detectors. Both radiation and detectors are given equal attention and their interplay is carefully laid out with few assumptions made about the prior knowledge of the student. Part I is dedicated to radiation, broadly interpreted in terms of energy and type, starting with an overview of particles and forces, an extended review of

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  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release Date : 2017-11-21
  • ISBN : 9783319684659
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This volume provides a broad overview of the latest achievements in scintillator development, from theory to applications, and aiming for a deeper understanding of fundamental processes, as well as the discovery and availability of components for the production of new generations of scintillation materials. It includes papers on the microtheory of scintillation and the initial phase of luminescence development, applications of the various materials, and development and characterization of ionizing radiation detection equipment. The book also touches upon the increased

Measurement and Detection of Radiation

Measurement and Detection of Radiation
  • Author : Nicholas Tsoulfanidis
  • Publisher : Chem/Mats-Sci/E
  • Release Date : 1983
  • ISBN : 0891165231
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The fundamentals of nuclear radiation counting for undergraduate and graduate students in nuclear science, engineering, nuclear medicine, and health physics, and for laboratory engineers, scientists, and technicians. Covers statistical errors, different types of radiation detectors, relative and absolute measurements, spectroscopy, analyzing experimental data, activation analysis, and health physics. Annotation copyright by Book News, Inc., Portland, OR

Ionizing Radiation Detectors for Medical Imaging

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  • Publisher : World Scientific
  • Release Date : 2004
  • ISBN : 9812562621
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Ionizing Radiation Detectors for Medical Imaging contains tentechnical chapters, half of which are devoted to radiology and theother half to nuclear medicine. The last chapter describes thedetectors for radiotherapy and portal imaging. Each chapter addressescompletely a specific application. The emphasis is always on detectorfundamentals and detector properties. Where necessary, software andspecific applications are described in depth. This book is intended for graduate and undergraduate students inphysics and engineering who want to study medical imaging. Inaddition, scientists who are working in

Electronics for Radiation Detection

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  • Publisher : CRC Press
  • Release Date : 2018-09-03
  • ISBN : 9781439858844
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There is a growing need to understand and combat potential radiation damage problems in semiconductor devices and circuits. Assessing the billion-dollar market for detection equipment in the context of medical imaging using ionizing radiation, Electronics for Radiation Detection presents valuable information that will help integrated circuit (IC) designers and other electronics professionals take full advantage of the tremendous developments and opportunities associated with this burgeoning field. Assembling contributions from industrial and academic experts, this book— Addresses the state of the

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  • Author : Claude Leroy,Pier-Giorgio Rancoita
  • Publisher : World Scientific
  • Release Date : 2011-09-23
  • ISBN : 9789814458467
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This book, like the first and second editions, addresses the fundamental principles of interaction between radiation and matter and the principles of particle detection and detectors in a wide scope of fields, from low to high energy, including space physics and medical environment. It provides abundant information about the processes of electromagnetic and hadronic energy deposition in matter, detecting systems, performance of detectors and their optimization. The third edition includes additional material covering, for instance: mechanisms of energy loss like