Radiation Detection and Measurement / Edition 2by Glenn F. Knoll
Pub. Date: 03/28/1989
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.
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Table of ContentsRadiation Sources.
Counting Statistics and Error Prediction.
General Properties of Radiation Detectors.
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.
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