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Practical gamma-ray spectrometry

Gordon Gilmore

Practical gamma-ray spectrometry

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Published by Wiley in Chichester, England, Hoboken, NJ .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Gamma ray spectrometry -- Handbooks, manuals, etc

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. [343]-349) and index.

    StatementGordon R. Gilmore.
    GenreHandbooks, manuals, etc.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQC793.5.G327 G55 2008
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxviii, 387 p. :
    Number of Pages387
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18731081M
    ISBN 109780470861967
    LC Control Number2007046837

    Two discriminators emit a counting signal if their set voltage-level is reached by a pulse. I highly recommend it. Practical Gamma-ray SpectrometryGamma-ray spectrometry is one of the key techniques in the measurement of radioactive materials. I haven't read this book although I've browsed it in Google Booksbut this looks positively awsome ;- If combined with [

    Practical Gamma-ray Spectrometry is aimed at the analyst using the instrument - it is nearer to a workshop manual than an academic treatise. These chapters present some of the most widely utilized applications of these detectors, with a particular emphasis to the activation analysis. The energy of the gamma rays being detected is an important factor in the efficiency of the detector. Detector[ edit ] Gamma spectroscopy detectors are passive materials that are able to interact with incoming gamma rays. In some systems, the analog-to-digital conversion is performed before the peak is reshaped. It was published by Wiley and has a total of pages in the book.

    It is all very practical, while explaining the reasons behind the practice to an engineer's satisfaction, if not a physicist's. These peaks can also be called lines by analogy to optical spectroscopy. Used by scientists from a wide range of disciplines, problems can be encountered by the inexperienced user because there is a deceptive simplicity in gamma-ray measurements which can hide significant pitfalls. Contains an overview of electronics, measurement accuracy, safety and standards.


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Practical gamma-ray spectrometry book

This book is awesome. Every chapter contained new stuff to be known. Back cover copy Review of First Edition Peak shifts of tens of channels or more are commonly observed.

See the decay scheme article for the decay scheme of cobalt Absolute efficiency values represent the probability that a gamma ray of a specified energy passing through the detector will interact and be detected.

The subsequent chapters deal with the properties and fabrication of scintillation detectors, semiconductor detectors, and proportional gas counters.

Practical Gamma-ray SpectrometryGamma-ray spectrometry is one of the key techniques in the measurement of radioactive materials.

Gamma spectroscopy

Because the channel number is proportional to energy, the channel scale can then be converted to an energy scale. Informative and Interesting By Drummer on May 26, This book is written in such a way that makes the subject of gamma-ray spectroscopy even more fun to read.

The voltage of the signal produced is proportional to the energy of the detected gamma ray. It will also be of value to researchers, instructors and students in university departments where the measurement of radioactivity is routine, such as physics, chemistry, environmental biology, archaeometry and radiochemistry, and in the nuclear industry as a whole.

Such a deal! Using the preceding example, the resolution of the detector is 7. Calibration and background radiation[ edit ] If a gamma spectrometer is used for identifying samples of unknown composition, its energy scale must be calibrated first.

The author does offer an explanation of why he uses the word "spectrometry" instead of "spectroscopy" but I can't for the life of me pronounce the former properly in conversation. The book is not intended as a survey of the latest research nor a historical study, and there are very few specific references in the text.

Detector efficiency[ edit ] Not all gamma rays emitted by the source that pass through the detector will produce a count in the system. I have considered buying a second copy not cheap either just to have a backup. This site is like a library, Use search box in the widget to get ebook that you want.

These surfaces are subjected to a continual bombardment of high-energy cosmic rayswhich excite nuclei in them to emit characteristic gamma-rays which can be detected from orbit.

This book has everything to become the only user manual a gamma-ray spectrometrist will ever need. There are all kinds of suggestions on reducing electronic noise.

These chapters present some of the most widely utilized applications of these detectors, with a particular emphasis to the activation analysis.Sep 07,  · Gordon Gilmore is the author of Practical Gamma-ray Spectroscopy, 2nd Edition, published by atlasbowling.coms: 1.

The Second Edition of Practical Gamma-Ray Spectrometry has been completely revised and updated, providing comprehensive coverage of the whole gamma-ray detection and spectrum analysis processes/5.

Apr 18,  · The Second Edition of Practical Gamma-Ray Spectrometry has been completely revised and updated, providing comprehensive coverage of the whole gamma-ray detection and spectrum analysis processes.

Drawn on many years of teaching experience to produce this uniquely practical volume, issues discussed include the origin of gamma-rays and the issue of quality assurance in gamma-ray spectrometry. Apr 29,  · Practical Gamma-ray Spectrometry is aimed at the analyst using the instrument - it is nearer to a workshop manual than an academic treatise.

Each chapter ends with a 'Practical Points' section, which is not a summary as such but a reminder of the more important practical features discussed within the chapter.5/5(2). A gamma-ray spectrometer (GRS) is an instrument for measuring the distribution (or spectrum—see figure) of the intensity of gamma radiation versus the energy of each atlasbowling.com study and analysis of gamma-ray spectra for scientific and technical use is called gamma spectroscopy, and gamma-ray spectrometers are the instruments which observe and collect such data.

G GILMORE Practical Gamma-Ray Spectrometry (2e, Wiley, ) Ch 2 - Interactions of Gamma Radiation with Matter. 2 Interactions of Gamma Radiation with Matter INTRODUCTION In this chapter, I will discuss the mechanisms of inter-action of gamma radiation with matter.

That will lead 26 Practical gamma-ray spectrometry.