Focusing on how the radiation process works and how it is applied in sterilizing medical devices and healthcare products, this book provides the latest developments in radiation technology in the form of e-beams, gamma rays, and x-rays. It covers the design and operation of irradiators as well as factors that affect cost and efficiency. It offers r
Historical Perspective. Basic Principles. Dosimetry. Effects of Radiation. Gamma Irradiators. Electron Beam Irradiators. X-Ray Irradiators. Sterilization Process Validation. Processing with Irradiators. Commercial Aspects. Conclusion. References.