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Radiation effects

Library of Congress. Aerospace Technology Division

Radiation effects

comprehensive report.

by Library of Congress. Aerospace Technology Division

  • 336 Want to read
  • 2 Currently reading

Published in [Washington] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Materials, Effect of radiation on

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesSurveys of Soviet-Bloc scientific and technical literature
    SeriesATD report -- P-65-12
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsTA418.6 U5
    The Physical Object
    Pagination[103 leaves]
    Number of Pages103
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17508645M

    The book examines the environmental pollution and radiation exposure, and contains valuable data from abandoned livestock in the ex-evacuation zone and from wild animals including invertebrates and vertebrates, aqueous and terrestrial animals, and plants that are subjected to long-term exposure in the area still affected by radiation. Materials used in nuclear technology suffer from degradation due to radiation. The goal of the research on nuclear materials is to understand the effects of radiation and use the knowledge gained to improve materials resistance for applications in energy production or storage of radioactive materials.

    Ionizing radiation has many practical uses in medicine, research and construction, but presents a health hazard if used improperly. Exposure to radiation causes damage to living tissue; high doses result in Acute radiation syndrome (ARS), with skin burns, hair loss, internal organ failure and death, while any dose may result in an increased chance of cancer and genetic damage; . Another significant class of radiation effects on semiconductor circuits is represented by SEEs, which are either temporary or permanent in nature. Temporary effects include single event upset (SEU) and single event transient (SET). The permanent effects are single event latchup (SEL), single event burnout (SEB) and single event snapback (SES).

    Because radiation therapy involves focusing strong beams of radioactive energy directly on the cancerous tumor and not throughout the body, most side effects occur in the immediate area where the radiation was directed. If your radiation is targeted to a cancer in your pelvis or sex organs, you’ll likely experience some changes in your sexuality [ ]. 3. Radiation Nation. This is another really good book. It is very informative as well. It is written by the makers of DefenderShield EMF Protection products. What I liked about this book was that even someone who has no idea what electromagnetic radiation is, or why it is dangerous, will get a lot out of the book.


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Good book which details a fundamental grasp of radiation effects upon material substances, including alien skin tissue, earth based metals and holographic environments. I brought it with me when flying across the Atlantic Ocean and was startled to 4/4(1).

Radiation Effects: ESR and ENDOR Analysis presents an explanation of the biological effects of radiation. The book discusses the characteristics of the electron spin resonance (ESR) and electron-nuclear double resonance (ENDOR) spectra, such as radiation damage and magnetic resonance spectroscopy, g values, hyperfine couplings, and other Book Edition: 1.

The UNEP booklet entitled "Radiation: Effects and Sources" is based on the major scientific reports of the United Nations Scientific Committee on the Effects of Atomic Radiation (UNSCEAR) published in the past 25 years. It aims to expand public knowledge on levels of exposure to ionizing radiation and possible associated effects.

Ionizing Radiation Effects in Electronics: From Memories to Imagers delivers comprehensive coverage of the effects of ionizing radiation on state-of-the-art semiconductor devices. The book also offers valuable insight into modern - Selection from Ionizing Radiation Effects in Electronics [Book].

Radiation Effects: ESR and ENDOR Analysis presents an explanation of the biological effects of radiation.

The book discusses the characteristics of the electron spin resonance (ESR) and electron-nuclear double resonance (ENDOR) spectra, such as radiation damage and magnetic resonance spectroscopy, g values, hyperfine couplings, and other special effects.

Radiation therapy treats cancer by using high-energy waves to kill tumor cells. The goal is to destroy or damage the cancer without hurting too many. The benefits of ionizing radiations have been largely demonstrated through many achievements of human life.

Understanding the fundamental elementary interactions of ionizing radiations with material has allowed the development of various applications needed by different industries. This book draws some facets of their applications, such as hardening process for semiconductor Author: Boualem Djezzar.

This book provides clear guidance on how to manage a wide range of side effects frequently encountered when treating patients with radiation therapy. For each potential side effect, incidence, mechanism, symptoms, and grading are carefully : Hardcover. Features a chapter authored by renowned radiation authority Lawrence T.

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Biological Effects of Radiation, Second Edition aims to present an organized survey of the various experiments wherein living materials have been exposed to ionizing and exciting types of radiations. However, this book focuses on the effects of radiation to lower organisms, as these have received less attention.

Radiation to the brain can also have side effects that show up later – usually from 6 months to many years after treatment ends. These delayed effects can include serious problems such as memory loss, stroke-like symptoms, and poor brain function. You may also have an increased risk of having another tumor in the area, although this is not.

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It includes. 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, Cited by: 1.

This book discusses the effects of radiation in polymers and their structure as well as its impact on the polymers' properties. It introduces the synthesis, characterization, or modification of many important materials, e.g. polycarbonates, polyamides and polysaccharides, using radiation.

The American Cancer Society lists the following common radiation side effects: Fatigue, skin problems, hair loss, blood count changes, and eating problems.

Radiation can damage normal cells, and sometimes this damage can have long-term effects. For instance, radiation to the chest area may affect the lungs or heart. ADVERTISEMENTS: Read this article to learn about the effects of radiation on human body. Introduction: Radiation exists in the environment as a normal component of nature.

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Generally, the benefits of radiation therapy are considered to exceed the related risks and side effects. Radiation therapy may be internal and external.