Radiation Detection and Measurement / Edition 2

Radiation Detection and Measurement / Edition 2

by Glenn F. Knoll
     
 

ISBN-10: 0471815047

ISBN-13: 9780471815044

Pub. Date: 03/28/1989

Publisher: Wiley

A new edition of the most comprehensive text/reference available on the methods and instrumentation used in the detection of ionizing radiation. Updated to reflect advances since the first edition came out in 1979. Retains the general organization of the first edition--all topics of importance are covered in sufficient detail to lead the reader from basic principles…  See more details below

Overview

A new edition of the most comprehensive text/reference available on the methods and instrumentation used in the detection of ionizing radiation. Updated to reflect advances since the first edition came out in 1979. Retains the general organization of the first edition--all topics of importance are covered in sufficient detail to lead the reader from basic principles to examples of modern applications. Covers modern engineering practice; provides useful design information; and contains an up-to-date and thorough review of the literature.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780471815044
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
03/28/1989
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
784
Product dimensions:
7.31(w) x 10.23(h) x 1.61(d)

Table of Contents

Radiation Sources.

Radiation Interactions.

Counting Statistics and Error Prediction.

General Properties of Radiation Detectors.

Ionization Chambers.

Proportional Counters.

Geiger-Mueller Counters.

Scintillation Detector Principles.

Photomultiplier Tubes and Photodiodes.

Radiation Spectroscopy with Scintillators.

Semiconductor Diode Detectors.

Germanium Gamma-Ray Detectors.

Other Solid-State Detectors.

Slow Neutron Detection Methods.

Fast Neutron Detection and Spectroscopy.

Pulse Processing and Shaping.

Linear and Logic Pulse Functions.

Multichannel Pulse Analysis.

Miscellaneous Detector Types.

Background and Detector Shielding.

Appendices.

Index.

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