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Handbook of Nuclear Chemistry

Vol. 1: Basics of Nuclear Science; Vol. 2: Elements and Isotopes: Formation, Transformation, Distribution; Vol. 3: Chemical Applications of Nuclear Reactions and Radiation; Vol. 4: Radiochemistry and Radiopharmaceutical Chemistry in Life Sciences; Vol. 5: Instrumentation, Separation Techniques, Environmental Issues; Vol. 6: Nuclear Energy Production and Safety Issues.

Vértes, A., Nagy, S., Klencsár, Z., Lovas, R.G., Rösch, F. (Eds.)

2nd ed. 2011, XXXVI, 3049 p. In 6 volumes, not available separately.

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  • �Unique in size and scope, covers the latest research of the chemical aspects of nuclear science.
  • �Includes a well summarized Table of the Nuclides in the Appendix - an excellent reference source.
  • �Written by an international team of world-renowned experts consisting of nuclear chemists, radiopharmaceutical chemists and physicists from Europe, Asia and USA.
  • �Key information for all those involved in chemical & radiopharmaceutical aspects of nuclear science.

This revised and extended 6 volume handbook set is the most comprehensive and voluminous reference work of its kind in the field of nuclear chemistry. The Handbook set covers all of the chemical aspects of nuclear science starting from the physical basics and including such diverse areas as the chemistry of transactinides and exotic atoms as well as radioactive waste management and radiopharmaceutical chemistry relevant to nuclear medicine. The nuclear methods of the investigation of chemical structure also receive ample space and attention.

The international team of authors consists of scores of world-renowned experts - nuclear chemists, radiopharmaceutical chemists and physicists - from Europe, USA, and Asia. The Handbook set is an invaluable reference for nuclear scientists, biologists, chemists, physicists, physicians practicing nuclear medicine, graduate students and teachers - virtually all who are involved in the chemical and radiopharmaceutical aspects of nuclear science.

The Handbook set also provides further reading via the rich selection of references.

Content Level » Research

Keywords » Isotopes - Nuclear Science - Nuclear chemistry - Radiochemistry - Radiopharamaceutical chemistry

Related subjects » Chemistry - Energy Technology - Inorganic Chemistry - Nuclear Medicine - Particle and Nuclear Physics - Pollution and Remediation

Table of contents 

Volume 1:

1.       Nuclear and Radiochemistry: the First 100 Years

2.       Basic Properties of the Atomic Nucleus

3.       Nuclear Reactions

4.       Nuclear Fission

5.       Fission Through Triple-Humped Fission Barriers

6.       Nuclear Fusion

7.       Kinetics of Radioactive Decay

8.       Interaction of Radiation with Matter

9.       Stochastics and Nuclear Measurements

10.   The Standard Model of Elementary Particles

11.   Reference Data (Volume 1): The International System of Units (SI)

Volume 2:

12.   Origin of the Chemical Elements

13.   Natural Radioactive Decay Chains

14.   Radioelements

15.   Isotope Effects

16.   Isotopic Paleoclimatology

17.   Radioactive Dating Methods

18.   Production and Chemistry of Transuranium Elements

19.   Production and Identification of Transactinide Elements

20.   Chemistry of Transactinides

21.   Superheavy Elements

22.   Table of the Nuclides (Volume 2)


Volume 3:

23.   Radiation Chemistry

24.   Hot Atom Chemistry

25.   Mössbauer Spectroscopy

26.   Mössbauer Excitation by Synchrotron Radiation

27.   Positron Annihilation Spectroscopies

28.   Exotic Atoms and Muonium

29.   Neutron Scattering Methods in Chemistry

30.   Activation Analysis

31.   Neutron-Induced Prompt Gamma Activation Analysis (PGAA)

32.   Applications of Neutron Generators

33.   Chemical Applications of Ion Accelerators

34.   Microscopic X-ray Fluorescence Analysis with Synchrotron Radiation Sources

35.   Tracer Technique

36.   Reference Data (Volume 3): Mössbauer Nuclides


Volume 4:

37.   Introduction to the Fourth Volume

38.   Reactor-Produced Medical Radionuclides

39.   Cyclotron Production of Medical Radionuclides

40.   Radionuclide Generators

41.   11C: Labeling Chemistry and Labeled Compounds

42.   18F: Labeling Chemistry and Labeled Compounds

43.   99mTc: Labeling Chemistry and Labeled Compounds

44.   Radioiodination Chemistry and Radioiodinated Compounds

45.   Radiometals (non-Tc, non-Re) and Bifunctional Labeling Chemistry

46.   Radionuclide Therapy

Volume 5:

47.   Dosimetry and Biological Effects of Ionizing Radiation

48.   Radiation Detection

49.   Dosimetry Methods

50.   Particle Accelerators

51.   Isotope Separation

52.   Solvent Extraction and Ion Exchange in Radiochemistry

53.   Radiochemical Separations by Thermochromatography

54.   Methods of Cosmochemical Analysis

55.   Environmental Radiation Protection

56.   Reference Data (Volume 5): Standards for Detector Calibration

Volume 6:

57.   Technical Application of Nuclear Fission

58.   Developments and Tendencies in Fission Reactor Concepts

59.   Nuclear Power Sources for Space Systems

60.   Technical Developments for Harnessing Controlled Fusion

61.   Radioactive Waste Management

62.   Nuclear Forensic Materials and Methods

63.   Nuclear Safeguards Verification Measurement Techniques

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