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Author Kratz, Jens-Volker, author.

Title Nuclear and radiochemistry : fundamentals and applications / Jens-Volker Kratz and Karl Heinrich Lieser
Edition 3rd, rev. ed
Published Weinheim, Germany : Wiley-VCH, 2013


Description 1 online resource (xii, 913 pages) : illustrations (some color)
Contents Fundamental Concepts -- Radioactivity in Nature -- Radioelements and Radioisotopes and Their Atomic Masses -- Other Physical Properties of Nuclei -- The Nuclear Force and Nuclear Structure -- Decay Modes -- Radioactive Decay Kinetics -- Nuclear Radiation -- Measurement of Nuclear Radiation -- Statistical Considerations in Radioactivity Measurements -- Techniques in Nuclear Chemistry -- Nuclear Reactions -- Chemical Effects of Nuclear Transmutations -- Influence of Chemical Bonding on Nuclear Properties -- Nuclear Energy, Nuclear Reactors, Nuclear Fuel, and Fuel Cycles -- Sources of Nuclear Bombarding Particles -- Radioelements -- Radionuclides in Geo- and Cosmochemistry -- Dating by Nuclear Methods -- Radioanalysis -- Radiotracers in Chemistry -- Radionuclides in the Life Sciences -- Technical and Industrial Applications of Radionuclides and Nuclear Radiation -- Radionuclides in the Geosphere and the Biosphere -- Dosimetry and Radiation Protection
Summary The third edition of this classic in the field is completely updated and revised with approximately 30% new content so as to include the latest developments. The handbook and ready reference comprehensively covers nuclear and radiochemistry in a well-structured and readily accessible manner, dealing with the theory and fundamentals in the first half, followed by chapters devoted to such specific topics as nuclear energy and reactors, radiotracers, and radionuclides in the life sciences. The result is a valuable resource for both newcomers as well as established scientists in the fie
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Online resource; title from home page (viewed on August 1, 2014)
Subject Nuclear chemistry.
SCIENCE -- Chemistry -- Physical & Theoretical.
Nuclear chemistry.
Form Electronic book
Author Lieser, Karl Heinrich, author.
ISBN 9783527653362