Radionuclides Production: Volume 1, 1st Edition (e-Book) book cover

Radionuclides Production

Volume 1, 1st Edition

By Frank Helus

CRC Press

160 pages

Purchasing Options:$ = USD
eBook (VitalSource) : 9780429278884
pub: 2019-06-04
from $32.50


FREE Standard Shipping!

Description

First Published in 1983, this book offers a full, comprehensive guide into the production of radioactive nuclides. Carefully compiled and filled with a vast repertoire of notes, diagrams, and references this book serves as a useful reference for Students of Radiology, and other practitioners in their respective fields.

Table of Contents

1. Radioisotope Production: An Historical Introduction. 2. Nuclear Physics Fundamentals. 3. Activation Techniques. 4. Radiochemical Processing of Activated Targets. Index.

About the Author

Frank Helus, Sc.D., is leading the radiochemistry group and is the person responsible for the production of cyclotron and reactor radionuclides at the Institute of Nuclear Medicine, German Cancer Research Center, Heidelberg. He studied nuclear chemistry and radiochemistry at Prague Charles University and the Technical University of Prague. He received his degree in nuclear chemistry from Technical University of Prague in 1960. After his studies he joined the academic staff at the Department of Nuclear Chemistry at the Technical University of Prague and conducted both theoretical (hot atom chemistry lecture) and practical classes for students. At the same time he made extensive research work in the field of the chemical behavior of the trace products after nuclear reactions. He moved to Italy in 1967, where he worked on the preparation of technetium labeled radiopharmaceuticals for medical use, and in 1969 he joined the Hammersmith Cyclotron Unit M.R.C. research group in London and began working on the production of cyclotron radionuclides. In 1971 he moved to Heidelberg where he is now in charge of the Radiochemical group with specific interests in the production and labeling processes with short-lived positron emitters and non-invasive physiological studies performed through the use of such nuclides., Lelio G. Colombetti, Sc.D., is Professor of Pharmacology at Loyola University Stritch School of Medicine in Maywood, 111. and a member of the Nuclear Medicine Division Staff at Michael Reese Hospital and Medical Center in Chicago, Ill.

About the Series

Routledge Revivals

Are there elusive titles that you need and have been trying to source for years but thought that you would never be able to find?

Well this may be the end of your quest – here is a fantastic opportunity for you to discover past brilliance and purchase previously out of print and unavailable titles by some of the world’s most eminent academic scholars.

Drawing from over 100 years of innovative, cutting-edge publishing, Routledge Revivals is an exciting programme whereby key titles from the distinguished and extensive backlist of the many acclaimed imprints associated with Routledge will be re-issued.

The programme draws upon the illustrious backlists of Kegan Paul, Trench & Trubner, Routledge & Kegan Paul, Methuen, Allen & Unwin and Routledge itself.

Routledge Revivals spans the whole of the Humanities and Social Sciences, and includes works by some of the world’s greatest thinkers including Emile Durkheim, Max Weber, Simone Weil, Martin Buber, Karl Jaspers and Max Beloff.

If you are interested in Revivals in the Behavioral Sciences, please visit https://www.routledge.com/series/PSYREVIVALS

Learn more…

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
MED000000
MEDICAL / General
MED080000
MEDICAL / Radiology & Nuclear Medicine