Advanced Nuclear Radiation Detectors
- Materials, processing, properties and applications
- Ashok K Batra
- September 2021
DescriptionThis book is a comprehensive guide to the current state-of-the-art science and technology involved in the analysis and development of gamma-ray nuclear materials for commercial, medical, industrial, military and space applications. It reviews the current and upcoming materials and material-based technologies for gamma-ray detectors, as well as their growth process in various forms, such as single crystals, films, and ceramics. Thoroughly compiled, it is ideal for graduate students, engineers, technicians, scientists and managers. It brings to both novice and advanced readers all the topics required to jump-start investigations on gamma-ray materials and their growth.
Provides the state-of-the-art in this rapidly evolving domain with a focus on third generation crystals for nuclear radiation detectors
The only book to cover fundamentals, applications, and the latest research results
Includes processing techniques and discusses the applications of nuclear detectors
Discusses potential materials that can be used in nuclear detection
Presents the future of nuclear detectors
About EditorsProfessor Batra has more than 30 years of experience in solid-state physics and its various applications. A recipient of a NASA Group Achievement Award and the Alabama A&M University School of Arts and Sciences Researcher of the Year award, he has published over 200 publications, including four books, book chapters, proceedings, review articles, and NASA TMs. He has been on the faculty at Alabama A&M University since 1984 in the Physics Department, where his experience in research and teaching have provided him the knowledge to be a domain expert in the radiation detectors subject area.
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Hardback ISBN: 9780750325066
Ebook ISBN: 9780750325080
Publisher: Institute of Physics Publishing