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Radiation Physics Books

This section contains free e-books and guides on Radiation Physics, some of the resources in this section can be viewed online and some of them can be downloaded.

Gamma Radiation

This book brings new research insights on the properties and behavior of gamma radiation, studies from a wide range of options of gamma radiation applications in Nuclear Physics, industrial processes, Environmental Science, Radiation Biology, Radiation Chemistry, Agriculture and Forestry, sterilization, food industry, as well as the review of both advantages and problems that are present in these applications. Because of the global importance of gamma radiation, the content of this book will be interesting for the wider audience as well.

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s 332Pages

Radiation and particle detectors

The purpose of this note is to explain a range of principles and actual devices used to detect photons and ionized particles. Topics covered includes: Interaction of particles and radiation with matter, Units and detector characteristics, Gas-filled detectors, Surface photoemission detectors , Semiconductor detectors.

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s 91Pages

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Radiation Physics For Personnel And Environmental Protection

This book covers the following topics: Basic Radiation Physics Concepts and Units of Measurement , General Considerations of Radiation Fields at Accelerators , Prompt Radiation Fields Due to Electrons, Prompt Radiation Fields Due to Protons and Ions, Low Energy Prompt Neutron Radiation Phenomena , Shielding Materials and Neutron Energy Spectra, Induced Radioactivity in Accelerator Components , Induced Radioactivity in Environmental Media, Radiation Protection Instrumentation at Accelerators.

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s 344Pages

Introduction to Radiation Physics, Quantities and Units

This note explains the basic physics of the electromagnetic and particulate forms of ionizing radiation. Also describes the distinctions between the units of radiation quantity, exposure and dose.

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s 49Pages

Basic Radiation Physics

The objective of this lecture note is to familiarize students with basic principles of radiation physics and modern physics used in radiotherapy.

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s 97Pages

Fundamentals of Radiation Dosimetry and Radiological Physics

This book covers the following topics: Photon Monte Carlo Simulation, Electron Monte Carlo Simulation, Transport in media, interaction models, Macroscopic Radiation physics, Photon dose calculation models, Electron dose calculation models, onization chamber-based air kerma standards.

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s 131Pages

Radiation Dosimetry

This note covers the following topics: Ionizing Radiation, Quantities for Describing the Interaction of Ionizing Radiation with Matter, Charged Particle and Radiation Equilibria, Absorbed Dose in Radioactive Media, Radioactive decay, Gamma and X -Ray Interactions in Matter, Charged Particle Interactions in Matter, Ionization Chambers, Dosimetry and calibration of photon and electron beams with cavity ion chambers.

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s NAPages

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