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Radioactivity and Its Measurement

  • 2nd Edition - May 1, 1980
  • Authors: W. B. Mann, R. L. Ayres, S. B. Garfinkel
  • Language: English
  • eBook ISBN:
    9 7 8 - 1 - 4 8 3 2 - 8 5 7 1 - 9

Begins with a description of the discovery of radioactivity and the historic research of such pioneers as the Curies and Rutherford. After a discussion of the interactions of… Read more

Radioactivity and Its Measurement

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Begins with a description of the discovery of radioactivity and the historic research of such pioneers as the Curies and Rutherford. After a discussion of the interactions of &agr;, &bgr; and &ggr; rays with matter, the energetics of the different modes of nuclear disintegration are considered in relation to the Einstein mass-energy relationship as applied to radioactive transformations. Radiation detectors and radioactivity measurements are also discussed