As useful to students and nuclear professionals as its popular predecessors, this fifth edition provides the most up-to-date and accessible introduction to radiation detector materials, systems, and applications. There have been many advances in the field of radiation detection, most notably in practical applications. Incorporating these important developments, Measurement and Detection of Radiation, Fifth Edition provides the most up-to-date and accessible introduction to radiation detector materials, systems, and applications. It also includes more problems and updated references and bibliographies, and step-by-step derivations and numerous examples illustrate key concepts.
New to the Fifth Edition:
• Expanded chapters on semiconductor detectors, data analysis methods, health physics fundamentals, and nuclear forensics.
• Updated references and bibliographies.
• New and expanded problems.