Open access peer-reviewed Edited Volume

Use of Gamma Radiation Techniques in Peaceful Applications

Edited by Basim Almayahi

University Of Kufa

This book deals with gamma radiation in many fields, which encompasses diverse factors that affect human and animal life inside an environment. These fields include nuclear and medical physics, industrial processes, environmental sciences, radiation biology, radiation chemistry, radiotherapy, agriculture and forestry, sterilization, the food industry, and so on. The book covers an overview of gamma background radiations and measurements, radioactive decay, radioecological applications in environmental gamma dosimetry, gamma-ray interaction, monocolor gamma, influence of gamma radiation on dynamical mechanical properties, influence of low-dose gamma irradiation treatments on microbial decontamination, gamma-ray ionization enhancement in tissues, gas-filled surge arresters, modeling plastic deformation located in irradiated materials, radiotherapy, application of radiation and genetic engineering techniques, and gamma-ray measurements using unmanned aerial systems. This book is expected to benefit undergraduate and postgraduate students, researchers, teachers, practitioners, policy makers, and every individual who has a concern for a healthy life.

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Use of Gamma Radiation Techniques in Peaceful ApplicationsEdited by Basim Almayahi

Published: October 2nd 2019

DOI: 10.5772/intechopen.78481

ISBN: 978-1-83962-260-1

Print ISBN: 978-1-83962-259-5

eBook (PDF) ISBN: 978-1-83962-261-8

Copyright year: 2019

Books open for chapter submissions

9189 Total Chapter Downloads

7 Crossref Citations

9 Web of Science Citations

13 Dimensions Citations


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1. Gamma Background Radiations and Measurements with Applications

By Lubna A. Al-Asadi


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2. Basic Modes of Radioactive Decay

By Hasna Albandar


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3. Electron Oscillation-Based Mono-Color Gamma-Ray Source

By Hai Lin, ChengPu Liu and Chen Wang


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4. Gamma-Ray Emitting Radionuclides in People Living in Northern Sub Arctic Regions

By Bertil R.R. Persson


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5. High Purity Germanium: From Gamma-Ray Detection to Dark Matter Subterranean Detectors

By Nicolas Fourches, Magdalena Zielińska and Gabriel Charles


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6. Gamma Ray Measurements Using Unmanned Aerial Systems

By Monia Kazemeini, John Vargas, Alexander Barzilov and Woosoon Yim


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7. Gamma Rays: Applications in Environmental Gamma Dosimetry and Determination Samples Gamma-Activities Induced by Neutrons

By Hassane Erramli and Jaouad El Asri


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8. Application of Radiation and Genetic Engineering Techniques to Improve Biocontrol Agent Performance: A Short Review

By Seyed Mahyar Mirmajlessi, Hossein Ahari Mostafavi, Evelin Loit, Neda Najdabbasi and Marika Mänd


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9. Study of Bio-Based Foams Prepared from PBAT/PLA Reinforced with Bio-Calcium Carbonate and Compatibilized with Gamma Radiation

By Elizabeth C.L. Cardoso, Duclerc F. Parra, Sandra R. Scagliusi, Ricardo M. Sales, Fernando Caviquioli and Ademar B. Lugão


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10. Gamma Radiation in the Vicinity of the Entrance to Linac Radiotherapy Room

By Kinga Polaczek-Grelik, Aneta Kawa-Iwanicka, Marek Rygielski and Łukasz Michalecki


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11. The Secondary Photoelectron Effect: Gamma Ray Ionisation Enhancement in Tissues from High Atomic Number Elements

By Christopher Charles Busby


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12. Modeling Plastic Deformation in Irradiated Materials

By Nicholas Kamyshanchenko, Vladimir Krasil’nikov, Alexander Parkhomenko and Victor Robuk


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13. Influence of Gamma Radiation on Gas-Filled Surge Arresters

By Luka Rubinjoni, Katarina Karadžić and Boris Lončar


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14. Gamma Irradiation Causes Variation and Stability of Artemisinin Content in Artemisia annua Plants

By Thongchai Koobkokkruad, Praderm Wanichananan, Chalermpol Kirdmanee and Wanchai De-Eknamkul


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