Open access peer-reviewed Edited volume

Gamma Radiation

This book brings new research insights on the properties and behavior of gamma radiation, studies from a wide range of options of gamma radiation applications in Nuclear Physics, industrial processes, Environmental Science, Radiation Biology, Radiation Chemistry, Agriculture and Forestry, sterilization, food industry, as well as the review of both advantages and problems that are present in these applications. The book is primarily intended for scientific workers who have contacts with gamma radiation, such as staff working in nuclear power plants, manufacturing industries and civil engineers, medical equipment manufacturers, oncologists, radiation therapists, dental professionals, universities and the military, as well as those who intend to enter the world of applications and problems of gamma radiation. Because of the global importance of gamma radiation, the content of this book will be interesting for the wider audience as well.

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Gamma RadiationEdited by Feriz Adrovic

Published: March 21st 2012

DOI: 10.5772/2054

ISBN: 978-953-51-0316-5

Copyright year: 2012

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121323 Total Chapter Downloads

17 Crossref Citations

43 Web of Science Citations

65 Dimensions Citations

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1. Air Kerma Rate Constants for Nuclides Important to Gamma Ray Dosimetry and Practical Application

By Marko M. Ninkovic and Feriz Adrovic

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2. Material Analysis Using Characteristic Gamma Rays Induced by Neutrons

By Alexander P. Barzilov, Ivan S. Novikov and Phillip C. Womble

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3. Gamma Radiation

By Richard Stalter and Dianella Howarth

3826

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4. Environmental Gamma-Ray Observation in Deep Sea

By Hidenori Kumagai, Ryoichi Iwase, Masataka Kinoshita, Hideaki Machiyama, Mutsuo Hattori and Masaharu Okano

1857

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5. Gamma Dose Rates of Natural Radioactivity in Adana Region in Turkey

By Meltem Degerlier

3283

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6. Gamma Radiation as a Novel Technology for Development of New Generation Concrete

By Gonzalo Martínez-Barrera, Carmina Menchaca Campos and Fernando Ureña-Nuñez

2967

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7. Synthesis of Polyaniline HCl Pallets and Films Nanocomposites by Radiation Polymerization

By M. A. Ali Omer, E. Saion, M. E. M. Gar Elnabi and Kh. Mohd. Dahlan

2777

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8. Radiation Induced Radioresistance - Role of DNA Repair and Mitochondria

By Madhu Bala

2157

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9. Sterilization by Gamma Irradiation

By Kátia Aparecida da Silva Aquino

68583

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10. Induction of Genetic Variability with Gamma Radiation and Its Applications in Improvement of Horsegram

By K. N. Dhumal and S. N. Bolbhat

3682

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11. Ultrastructure Alterations in the Red Palm Weevil Antennal Sensilla Induced By Gamma Irradiation

By Eman A. Mahmoud, Hussein F. Mohamed and Samira E.M. El-Naggar

3105

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12. Gamma Irradiation for Fresh Produce

By Agnes K. Kilonzo-Nthenge

2963

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13. Current Importance and Potential Use of Low Doses of Gamma Radiation in Forest Species

By L. G. Iglesias-Andreu, P. Octavio-Aguilar and J. Bello-Bello

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14. Changes in Selected Properties of Wood Caused by Gamma Radiation

By Radovan Despot, Marin Hasan, Andreas Otto Rapp, Christian Brischke, Miha Humar, Christian Robert Welzbacher and Dušan Ražem

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15. The Effects of Gamma Radiation in Nectar of Kiwifruit (Actinidia deliciosa)

By Marcia N. C. Harder and Valter Arthur

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