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Practical measuring techniques for beta radiation

L. A. J. Venverloo

Practical measuring techniques for beta radiation

by L. A. J. Venverloo

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Published by Macmillan in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Beta rays -- Measurement.

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliography: p. [145]-148.

    Statementby L. A. J. Venverloo; [translated from the Dutch]
    SeriesPhilips technical library
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQC490 .V46
    The Physical Object
    Paginationviii, 154, [4] p.
    Number of Pages154
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5339661M
    ISBN 100333131452
    LC Control Number72193317

    Author by: Syed Naeem Ahmed Languange: en Publisher by: Academic Press Format Available: PDF, ePub, Mobi Total Read: 83 Total Download: File Size: 54,6 Mb Description: This book presents an overview of the physics of radiation detection and its covers the origins and properties of different kinds of ionizing radiation, their detection and measurement, and the. CHAPTER 4 Survey meters come in different shapes and sizes, depending upon the specific application (see Fig. ). The gas is usually a non-electronegative gas in order to avoid negative ion formation by electron attachment, which would increase the collection time in the detector, thus limiting the dose rate that can be monitored.

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Practical Measuring Techniques for Beta Radiation. Authors; L. Venverloo; Textbook. 2 Citations; 94 Downloads; Part of the Philips Technical Library book series (PTL) Chapters Table of contents (8 chapters) About About this book; Table of contents. Search within book.

Front Matter. Beta radiation techniques. Additional Physical Format: Online version: Venverloo, L.A.J. Practical measuring techniques for beta radiation. London, Macmillan, (OCoLC) Genre/Form: Electronic books: Additional Physical Format: Print version: Venverloo, L.A.J. Practical measuring techniques for beta radiation.

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