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Radiation Chemistry: Principles and Applications

Radiation Chemistry: Principles and Applications Lowest new price: $377.22
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Author: Farhataziz

This collection of twenty articles reviews the interaction between matter and high energy radiation (from electrons, other charged particles, xrays, and gammarays). It also provides a detailed, scholarly account of the status of current research. The first section of the book covers the principles and concepts that lie behind radiant energy deposition in chemical systems, considers the physics and physico-chemical consequences of radiation-matter interaction, and describes the instrumentation employed for quantitative studies. Subsequent sections discuss areas that are of fundamental importance such as theoretical approaches to energy deposition, track structure, and electron solvation. The final chapters recount aspects of radiation interaction with synthetic macromolecules, biopolymers, microorganisms and mammalian cells, concluding with a contribution on radiation processing and sterilization of biological materials.

Essentials of Nuclear Chemistry

Essentials of Nuclear Chemistry Lowest new price: $29.49
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Author: H.J. Arnikar

The revised edition retains the essential theories of nuclear structure and stability, radioactivity and the principles of fission, fusion and breeder reactors of the earlier editions. The preparation of the more commonly used radioisotopes and their uses as tracers in research, medicine, agriculture and industry are described. The book also covers the elements of Radiation and Radiochemistry illustrated with additional examples. The section on Mossbauer effect is retained. The chapter on the detection and measurement of radioactivity is revised to include thermoluminescence and Cerenkov detectors.

Geochronology and Thermochronology by the 40Ar/39Ar Method (Oxford Monographs on Geology and Geophysics)

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Author: Ian McDougall

This book presents the most recent research on the 40Ar/39Ar method of radioactive dating of rocks. The focus is on applying the method to geological studies, with an emphasis on the interpretation of results. The technique has enjoyed considerable success in dating extraterrestrial materials, and more recently has been successfully applied to problems related to the thermal history of the earth.

Radiochemistry and Nuclear Chemistry, Third Edition

Radiochemistry and Nuclear Chemistry, Third Edition Lowest new price: $52.99
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Author: Gregory Choppin
Brand: Brand: Butterworth-Heinemann

Radiochemistry or Nuclear Chemistry is the study of radiation from an atomic or molecular perspective, including elemental transformation and reaction effects, as well as physical, health and medical properties.

This revised edition of one of the earliest and best known books on the subject has been updated to bring into teaching the latest developments in research and the current hot topics in the field. In order to further enhance the functionality of this text, the authors have added numerous teaching aids that include an interactive website that features testing, examples in MathCAD with variable quantities and options, hotlinks to relevant text sections from the book, and online self-grading texts.

As in the previous edition, readers can closely follow the structure of the chapters from the broad introduction through the more in depth descriptions of radiochemistry then nuclear radiation chemistry and finally the guide to nuclear energy (including energy production, fuel cycle, and waste management).

New edition of a well-known, respected text in the specialized field of nuclear/radiochemistry
Includes an interactive website with testing and evaluation modules based on exercises in the book
Suitable for both radiochemistry and nuclear chemistry courses


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Table of Isotopes (2 Volume Set, 8th Edition)

Table of Isotopes (2 Volume Set, 8th Edition) Lowest new price: $50.00
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Author: Richard B. Firestone

Available to registered users of the original 2-volume set, and also bundled with new copies of this publication, this Update combines a booklet and CD-ROM boasting more than 100 additional isotopes as well as updated appendices that include elemental data, nuclear charts, and gamma-ray energy standards data. Improved Isotope Explorer version 2.2 is provided on the CD-ROM along with an updated manual and the latest versions of the Evaluated Nuclear Structure Data File (ENSDF) and Nuclear Science Reference (NSR) file for Isotope Explorer.

Fundamentals of Radiation Chemistry

Fundamentals of Radiation Chemistry Lowest new price: $69.30
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Author: A. Mozumder
Brand: A Mozumder

This book describes the physical and chemical effects of radiation interaction with matter. Beginning with the physical basis for the absorption of charged particle radiations, Fundamentals of Radiation Chemistry provides a systematic account of the formation of products, including the nature and properties of intermediate species. Developed from first principles, the coverage of fundamentals and applications will appeal to an interdisciplinary audience of radiation physicists and radiation biologists. Only an undergraduate background in chemistry and physics is assumed as a prerequisite for the understanding of applications in research and industry.

  • Provides a working knowledge of radiation effects for students and non-experts
  • Stresses the role of the electron both as a radiation and as a reactant species
  • Contains clear diagrams of track models
  • Includes a chapter on applications
  • Written by an expert with more than thirty years of experience in a premiere research laboratory
  • Culled from the author's painstaking research of journals and other publications over several decades


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Chemistry and Light: RSC

Chemistry and Light: RSC Lowest new price: $30.66
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Author: P Suppan
Brand: Brand: Royal Society of Chemistry

This text provides a concise introduction to all aspects of light-induced processes in chemistry, physics and biology, as well as in medicine and industry. It is up to date with the latest advances in the field, in particular the probing of the fastest light-induced reactions on picosecond and femtosecond time scales, and is based on the photochemistry and photophysics degree course devised by the author. Chemistry and Light is a must for final year undergraduates, as well as for post-graduate students. It will prove extremely useful for teachers in the preparation of courses and seminars and will provide essential background information for industrial chemists, in one complete source. The book reflects the enthusiasm the author has for his subject, as well as his talent for clear description. Chemistry and Light will be welcomed by students and research workers alike.


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Food Irradiation Technologies: Concepts, Applications and Outcomes (Food Chemistry, Function and Analysis)

Food Irradiation Technologies: Concepts, Applications and Outcomes (Food Chemistry, Function and Analysis) Lowest new price: $201.54
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Food preservation by irradiation is gaining recognition as a technology that is more environmentally benign than other current processes such as post-harvest chemical fumigation, it has less impact on thermally sensitive compounds than thermal decontamination technologies such as hot water or steam, and the technology is more accessible and cheaper. As the technical and economic feasibility, as well as the level of consumer acceptance, have increased its use has been growing fast.

This comprehensive book is a useful reference for food technologists, analytical chemists and food processing professionals, covering all aspects of gamma, electron beam and X-ray food irradiation, its impact on food matrices and microorganisms, legislation and market aspects. It is the first book to cover control and structural analysis in food irradiation and, being written by leading experts in the field, addresses the current global best practices. It contains updated information about the commercial application of food irradiation technology, especially regarding the type of radiation based on food classes and covers dosimetry, radiation chemistry, food decontamination, food quarantine, food processing and food sterilization.

Nuclear and Radiochemistry: Fundamentals and Applications

Nuclear and Radiochemistry: Fundamentals and Applications Lowest new price: $555.17
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Author: Karl Heinrich Lieser

This new edition of the best-selling handbook gives a complete and concise description of the latest knowledge on nuclear and radiochemistry as well as their applications in the various fields of science. It is based on over 40 years experience in teaching courses and research.
The book is aimed at all researchers seeking sound knowledge about the properties of matter, whether chemists, physicists, medical doctors, mineralogists or biologists. All of them will find this a valuable source of information.
Research in radiochemistry includes: Study of radioactive matter in nature, investigation of radioactive transmutations, chemistry of radioelements etc. Applications include: Radionuclides in geo- and cosmochemistry, dating by nuclear methods, radioanalysis, Mössbauer spectroscopy and related methods, behavior of natural and man-made radionuclides in the environment, dosimetry and radiation protection.
All the subjects are presented clearly and comprehensibly, and in a logical sequence, avoiding detailed derivations of equations. The relevant information is compiled in tables and the recent edition of the multi-colored Karlsruhe 'Chart of the Nuclides' has also been included.
Clearly a standard work by an author with extensive experience in research and teaching.

Photochemical Technology

Photochemical Technology Lowest new price: $199.00
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Author: A. M. Braun

An introduction to the diverse industrial applications of preparative photochemistry. The authors treat topics of concern to both user and engineer: energy flux and sources, actinometry and the measurement of luminous power, photochemical reactors and the present and potential industrial applications of photochemical reactions. Domains that are simultaneously important in industrial application as well as rich in instruction are described: photohalogenation, sulfochlorination, photochemical oximation of hydrocarbons, photooxidation, and photopinacolization. Information on industrial processes, production capacities and safety concerns are examined in depth.

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