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The Resource Radioactivity : introduction and history, by Michael F. L'Annunziata

Radioactivity : introduction and history, by Michael F. L'Annunziata

Label
Radioactivity : introduction and history
Title
Radioactivity
Title remainder
introduction and history
Statement of responsibility
by Michael F. L'Annunziata
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
An introduction to radioactivity from natural and artificial sources on earth to cosmic radiation
Cataloging source
N$T
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L'Annunziata, Michael F
Dewey number
539.7
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
QC795
LC item number
.L36 2007eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Radioactivity
  • Radioactivity
  • Nuclear physicists
  • SCIENCE
  • SCIENCE
  • Nuclear physicists
  • Radioactivity
Label
Radioactivity : introduction and history, by Michael F. L'Annunziata
Instantiates
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Chapter 1. Alpha Radiation ; I. Introduction; II. Decay Energies; III. Alpha Particle Interactions with Matter; IV. Alpha Particle Ranges; Chapter 2. Beta Radiation ; I. Introduction; II. Negatrons; III. Positrons; IV. Beta-particle Absorption and Transmission; V. Stopping Power and Linear Energy Transfer; Chapter 3. Gamma- and X-Radiation -- Photons ; I. Introduction; II. Dual Nature: Wave and Particle; III. Gamma Radiation; IV. Annihilation Radiation; V. Cherenkov Radiation; VI. X-Radiation; VII. Bremsstrahlung; VIII. Interactions of Electromagnetic Radiation with Matter; Chapter 4. Neutron Radiation ; I. Introduction; II. Neutron Classification; III. Sources of Neutrons; IV. Interactions of Neutrons with Matter; V. Neutron Attenuation and Cross Sections; VI. Neutron Decay; Chapter 5. Atomic Electron Radiation ; I. Introduction; II. Internal Conversion Electrons; III. Auger Electrons; Chapter 6. Cosmic Radiation ; I. Introduction; II. Classification and Properties; III. Showers of the Cosmic Radiation; IV. Cosmic Rays Underground; V. Origins of Cosmic Radiation; VI. Cosmic Background Radiation; VII. Dose from Cosmic Radiation and other Sources; Chapter 7. Cherenkov Radiation ; I. Introduction; II. Theory and Properties; III. Cherenkov Photons from Gamma-ray Interactions; IV. Particle Identification; V. Applications in Radionuclide Analysis; Chapter 8. Radioisotope Decay, Radioactivity Units and Radionuclide Mass ; I. Introduction; II. Half-life; III. General Decay Equations; IV. Secular Equilibrium; V. Transient Equilibrium; VI. No Equilibrium; VII. More Complex Decay Schemes; VIII. Radioactivity Units and Radionuclide Mass; ; ; ; ; ; ; ; ; ; ; ; ; ; ; ; ; ; ; ; ; ; ; ; ; ;
Control code
173503194
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xxi, 609 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780080548883
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
illustrations
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)173503194
Label
Radioactivity : introduction and history, by Michael F. L'Annunziata
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Chapter 1. Alpha Radiation ; I. Introduction; II. Decay Energies; III. Alpha Particle Interactions with Matter; IV. Alpha Particle Ranges; Chapter 2. Beta Radiation ; I. Introduction; II. Negatrons; III. Positrons; IV. Beta-particle Absorption and Transmission; V. Stopping Power and Linear Energy Transfer; Chapter 3. Gamma- and X-Radiation -- Photons ; I. Introduction; II. Dual Nature: Wave and Particle; III. Gamma Radiation; IV. Annihilation Radiation; V. Cherenkov Radiation; VI. X-Radiation; VII. Bremsstrahlung; VIII. Interactions of Electromagnetic Radiation with Matter; Chapter 4. Neutron Radiation ; I. Introduction; II. Neutron Classification; III. Sources of Neutrons; IV. Interactions of Neutrons with Matter; V. Neutron Attenuation and Cross Sections; VI. Neutron Decay; Chapter 5. Atomic Electron Radiation ; I. Introduction; II. Internal Conversion Electrons; III. Auger Electrons; Chapter 6. Cosmic Radiation ; I. Introduction; II. Classification and Properties; III. Showers of the Cosmic Radiation; IV. Cosmic Rays Underground; V. Origins of Cosmic Radiation; VI. Cosmic Background Radiation; VII. Dose from Cosmic Radiation and other Sources; Chapter 7. Cherenkov Radiation ; I. Introduction; II. Theory and Properties; III. Cherenkov Photons from Gamma-ray Interactions; IV. Particle Identification; V. Applications in Radionuclide Analysis; Chapter 8. Radioisotope Decay, Radioactivity Units and Radionuclide Mass ; I. Introduction; II. Half-life; III. General Decay Equations; IV. Secular Equilibrium; V. Transient Equilibrium; VI. No Equilibrium; VII. More Complex Decay Schemes; VIII. Radioactivity Units and Radionuclide Mass; ; ; ; ; ; ; ; ; ; ; ; ; ; ; ; ; ; ; ; ; ; ; ; ; ;
Control code
173503194
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xxi, 609 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780080548883
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
illustrations
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)173503194

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