This book, based on a course given by the author at the University of Dortmund for many years, describes the physical principles used in devices for the detection of charged particles and gamma radiation, and the construction and performance of particle detectors. Detectors for particles and radiation are used in many fields of science, including particularly particle physics and nuclear physics experiments, nuclear medicine, cosmic ray measurements, space sciences and geological exploration, After an introduction to the physical principles of detection, the book describes in detail the many different types of detector, and includes a discussion of the standard techniques as well as a description of recent developments. The text is well-illustrated with examples from the many fields in which these devices are employed, and the level is sufficiently introductory that the book may be understood by readers from a variety of backgrounds.
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Description du livre Cambridge University Press, 1986. État : Good. First Edition. N/A. Instructor's Edition. Shows some signs of wear, and may have some markings on the inside. N° de réf. du libraire GRP74873399
Description du livre Cambridge University Press, 1986. Hardcover. État : Fair. Ex-Library (Cal Tech) hardcover in fair condition. No dust jacket. Usual library markings. Binding tight. Cover edges worn, rubbed through, corners bumped. Spine and top edge of covers faded. Top 1/2" of spine is tearing away. N° de réf. du libraire 050723
Description du livre Cambridge University Press, 1986. État : Good. This book has hardback covers. Ex-library, With usual stamps and markings, In good all round condition. N° de réf. du libraire 3228118