Radioactivity Introduction and History

This book answers many questions for the student, teacher, and practitioner as to the origins, properties, detection and measurement, and applications of radioactivity.

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Radioactivity: Introduction and History
Language: en
Pages: 632
Authors: Michael F. L'Annunziata
Categories: Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2007-08-23 - Publisher: Elsevier

Radioactivity: Introduction and History provides an introduction to radioactivity from natural and artificial sources on earth and radiation of cosmic origins. This book answers many questions for the student, teacher, and practitioner as to the origins, properties, detection and measurement, and applications of radioactivity. Written at a level that most
Radioactivity in the Environment
Language: en
Pages: 696
Authors: Vlado Valkovic
Categories: Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2000-09-26 - Publisher: Elsevier

Numerous sources of ionizing radiation can lead to human exposure: natural sources, nuclear explosions, nuclear power generation, use of radiation in medical, industrial and research purposes, and radiation emitting consumer products. Before assessing the radiation dose to a population one requires a precise knowledge of the activity of a number
Radioactivity in the Terrestrial Environment
Language: en
Pages: 306
Authors: Vlado Valkovic
Categories: Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2007-03-02 - Publisher: Elsevier

The Radioactivity in the Environment Series addresses the key aspects of this socially important and complex interdisciplinary subject. Presented objectively and with the ultimate authority gained from the many contributions by the world's leading experts, the negative and positive consequences of having a radioactive world around us is documented and
Handbook of Radioactivity Analysis
Language: en
Pages: 1379
Authors: Michael F. L'Annunziata
Categories: Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2012 - Publisher: Academic Press

Authoritative reference providing the principles, practical techniques, and procedures for the accurate measurement of radioactivity.
Radioactivity: A Very Short Introduction
Language: en
Pages: 154
Authors: Claudio Tuniz
Categories: Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2012-07-26 - Publisher: Oxford University Press

Radioactivity - the breakdown of unstable atomic nuclei, releasing radiation - is a fundamental process in nature, and used to provide important applications in science, medicine, and energy production. But it remains misunderstood and feared. In this Very Short Introduction, Claudio Tuniz explains the nature and mechanisms of radioactivity.