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Radiation Effects in Materials

Edited by Waldemar Alfredo Monteiro

Universidade Presbiteriana Mackenzie, Brazil

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

Copyright year: 2016

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17009 Total Chapter Downloads

8 Crossref Citations

3 Web of Science Citations

13 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

888

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2. Radiation Effects in Optical Materials and Photonic Devices

By Dan Sporea and Adelina Sporea

1487

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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

953

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

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

951

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

By Yanping Xu

1338

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

By Markus Zehringer

804

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7. Radiation Influence on Edible Materials

By Nelida Lucia del Mastro

666

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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

716

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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

1028

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10. Radiation Effects in Polyamides

By Mária Porubská

1054

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

By Taras S. Kavetskyy and Andrey L. Stepanov

1051

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12. Radiation Effects in Textile Materials

By Sheila Shahidi and Jakub Wiener

1325

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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

1334

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14. Ion Bombardment-Induced Surface Effects in Materials

By Farid F. Umarov and Abdiravuf A. Dzhurakhalov

845

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

By Murthy Kolluri

952

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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

686

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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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