A Sound Introduction to Radiation Detection and Measurement for Newcomers to Nuclear Science and EngineeringSince the publication of the bestselling third edition, there have been advances in the field of radiation detection, most notably in practical applications. Incorporating these important developments, Measurement and Detection of Radiation,
Introduction to Radiation Measurements. Errors of Radiation Counting. Review of Atomic and Nuclear Physics. Energy Loss and Penetration of Radiation through Matter. Gas-Filled Detectors. Scintillation Detectors. Semiconductor Detectors. Relative and Absolute Measurements. Introduction to Spectroscopy. Electronics. Data Analysis Methods. Photon (Gamma Ray and X-Ray) Spectroscopy. Charged-Particle Spectroscopy. Neutron Detection and Spectroscopy. Activation Analysis and Related Techniques. Health Physics Fundamentals. Nuclear Forensics. Instrumentation in Nuclear Medicine. Appendices. Index.