ISBN-10:
3527406069
ISBN-13:
9783527406067
Pub. Date:
06/16/2007
Publisher:
Wiley
Atoms, Radiation, and Radiation Protection / Edition 3

Atoms, Radiation, and Radiation Protection / Edition 3

by James E. Turner
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ISBN-13: 9783527406067
Publisher: Wiley
Publication date: 06/16/2007
Series: Physics Textbook Series
Edition description: 3rd, Completely Revised and Enlarged Edition
Pages: 606
Sales rank: 1,072,103
Product dimensions: 6.75(w) x 9.50(h) x 1.20(d)

About the Author

JAMES E. TURNER is a retired Corporate Fellow from Oak Ridge National Laboratory and an Adjunct Professor of Nuclear Engineering at the University of Tennessee. In addition to extensive research and teaching both in the U. S. and abroad, Dr. Turner has served on the editorial staffs of several professional journals, including Health Physics and Radiation Research, and has been active in a number of scientific organizations. He is a former member of the NCRP, a Past President of the American Academy of Health Physics, and a former Board Member of the Health Physics Society. In 1992 he received the Distinguished Scientific Achievement Award of the Health Physics Society and, in 2000, the William McAdams Outstanding Service Award of the American Board of Health Physics. Dr. Turner has published widely in radiation physics and dosimetry and also on the chemical toxicity of metal ions. He is the author of three textbooks.

Table of Contents

1. About Atomic Physics and Radiation
2. Atomic Structure and Atomic Radiation
3. The Nucleus and Nuclear Radiation
4. Radioactive Decay
5. Interaction of Heavy Charged Particles with Matter
6. Interaction of Electrons with Matter
7. Phenomena Associated with Charged-Particle Tracks
8. Interaction of Photons with Matter
9. Neutrons, Fission, and Criticality
10. Methods of Radiation Detection
11. Statistics
12. Radiation Dosimetry
13. Chemical and Biological Effects of Radiation
14. Radiation-Protection Criteria and Exposure Limits
15. External Radiation Protection
16. Internal Dosimetry and Radiation Protection

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