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Radiation Effects in Materials

Edited by Waldemar Alfredo Monteiro

Nuclear and Energy Research Institute (Materials Science and Technology Center) / University of São Paulo

The study of radiation effects has developed as a major field of materials science from the beginning, approximately 70 years ago. Its rapid development has been driven by two strong influences. The properties of the crystal defects and the materials containing them may then be studied. The types of radiation that can alter structural materials consist of neutrons, ions, electrons, gamma rays or other electromagnetic waves with different wavelengths. All of these forms of radiation have the capability to displace atoms/molecules from their lattice sites, which is the fundamental process that drives the changes in all materials. The effect of irradiation on materials is fixed in the initial event in which an energetic projectile strikes a target. The book is distributed in four sections: Ionic Materials; Biomaterials; Polymeric Materials and Metallic Materials.

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Radiation Effects in MaterialsEdited by Waldemar Alfredo Monteiro

Published: July 20th 2016

DOI: 10.5772/61498

ISBN: 978-953-51-2418-4

Print ISBN: 978-953-51-2417-7

eBook (PDF) ISBN: 978-953-51-5068-8

Copyright year: 2016

Books open for chapter submissions

25829 Total Chapter Downloads

26 Crossref Citations

33 Web of Science Citations

48 Dimensions Citations


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1. Effects of Electron Irradiation Upon Absorptive and Fluorescent Properties of Some Doped Optical Fibers

By Alexander V. Kir’yanov


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2. Radiation Effects in Optical Materials and Photonic Devices

By Dan Sporea and Adelina Sporea


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3. The Impact of Successive Gamma and Neutron Irradiation on Characteristics of PIN Photodiodes and Phototransistors

By Dejan Nikolić and Aleksandra Vasić-Milovanović


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4. Electron Beam Irradiation Effects on Dielectric Parameters of SiR–EPDM Blends

By R. Deepalaxmi, V. Rajini and C. Vaithilingam


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5. Radiation and Environmental Biophysics: From Single Cells to Small Animals

By Yanping Xu


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6. Radioactivity in Food: Experiences of the Food Control Authority of Basel-City since the Chernobyl Accident

By Markus Zehringer


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7. Radiation Influence on Edible Materials

By Nelida Lucia del Mastro


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8. Transient Anions in Radiobiology and Radiotherapy: From Gaseous Biomolecules to Condensed Organic and Biomolecular Solids

By Elahe Alizadeh, Sylwia Ptasińska and Léon Sanche


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9. Elimination of Potential Pathogenic Microorganisms in Sewage Sludge Using Electron Beam Irradiation

By Jean Engohang-Ndong and Roberto M. Uribe


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10. Radiation Effects in Polyamides

By Mária Porubská


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11. Ion-Irradiation-Induced Carbon Nanostructures in Optoelectronic Polymer Materials

By Taras S. Kavetskyy and Andrey L. Stepanov


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12. Radiation Effects in Textile Materials

By Sheila Shahidi and Jakub Wiener


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13. Irradiation Pretreatment of Tropical Biomass and Biofiber for Biofuel Production

By Mohd Asyraf Kassim, H.P.S Abdul Khalil, Noor Aziah Serri, Mohamad Haafiz Mohamad Kassim, Muhammad Izzuddin Syakir, N.A. Sri Aprila and Rudi Dungani


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14. Ion Bombardment-Induced Surface Effects in Materials

By Farid F. Umarov and Abdiravuf A. Dzhurakhalov


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15. Neutron Irradiation Effects in 5xxx and 6xxx Series Aluminum Alloys: A Literature Review

By Murthy Kolluri


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16. A Parallel between Laser Irradiation and Relativistic Electrons Irradiation of Solids

By Mihai Oane, Rareş Victor Medianu and Anca Bucă


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17. Nanostructuring of Material Surfaces by Laser Ablation

By Cinthya Toro Salazar, María Laura Azcárate and Carlos Alberto Rinaldi


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