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|Genre/Form:||Handbooks and manuals
Handbooks, manuals, etc
|All Authors / Contributors:||
A G Holmes-Siedle; Len Adams
|Description:||xxv, 614 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm|
|Contents:||1. Radiation, physics, and measurement. Radioactivity. Types of radiation. Units. The measurement of radiation. Silicon dosimeters --
2. Radiation environments. The space environment. The nuclear reactor environment. The radiation processing environment. The weapons environment. The controlled-fusion environment. The environment of robots. High-energy physics accelerators. Terrestrial and man-made environments --
3. The response of materials and devices to radiation. Fundamental damage effects. Atomic displacement. Total ionizing dose (TID) effects in devices. 'Colorability' of transparent materials. Induced radioactivity. High dose-rate upsets (transient effects). Transient photocurrents in p-n junctions. Single-event phenomena.
|Other Titles:||Radiation effects|
|Responsibility:||Andrew Holmes-Siedle and Len Adams.|
... contains a lot of valuable material and is not only a handbook, but also an excellent textbook. CERN Courier ... enriched with many references to useful websites, including databases. CERN