Basic Physics of Nuclear Medicine
by Kieran Maher
Publisher: Wikibooks 2006
Number of pages: 109
Nuclear Medicine is a fascinating application of nuclear physics. The first ten chapters of this wikibook are intended to support a basic introductory course in an early semester of an undergraduate program. Additional chapters cover more advanced topics in this field.
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by J. Pearson - University of Manchester
From the table of contents: Basic Terminology; Nuclear Properties; Nuclear Models; Collective Excitations (Nuclear Vibrations, Nuclear Rotations); Alpha-decay (Fine Structure of alpha-decay); Beta-decay; Gamma-ray Emission; and more.
by E. B. Podgorsak (ed.) - International Atomic Energy Agency
This book is dedicated to students and teachers involved in programmes that train professionals for work in radiation oncology. It provides a compilation of facts on the physics as applied to radiation oncology and it is useful to graduate students.
by Johann Rafelski - arXiv.org
We present a brief survey of the development of nuclear physics towards relativistic quark physics. This is followed by a discussion of the quest for the observation of the dissolution of nuclear matter into the deconfined quark matter ...
by Naomi Pasachoff - American Institute of Physics
Marie Curie opened up the science of radioactivity. She is best known as the discoverer of polonium and radium and as the first person to win two Nobel prizes. Her radium was a key to a change in our understanding of matter and energy.