Radionuclide Handbook

for Laboratory Workers in Spectrometry, Radiation Protection and Medicine

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Photon-Energies in Energy- & Isotope-Order

Now with a separate large energy (~2800 photon-lines) and isotope list (~290 Radioisotopes)

 Anthropogenic

  • Activation & fission products

  • NucMed: therapy, diagnostic, PET, … Dose: emitted energies per decay

  • Iodine’s & special nuclides

  • Nuclide boxes with all decay details

 Particle Induced Radiation

  • Shielding, detector/mounting material

  • Muon induced radiation

  • Neutron scattering & capture

  • Activation isotopes

  • Fluorescence in shielding materials

 Actinides

  • U/Th (n,2n) & (n,γ) activation process

  • Pu/Am/Np/U/Th/Pa - production

  • All four Plutonium decay series

  • Nuclide boxes with all decay details

 Calibration Radioisotopes

  • Standard & multiphoton sources

  • Low & high energy isotopes

  • Natural intrinsic check sources

  • Neutron sources as Cf & Am

 Naturals

  • All decay series

  • U-238/Th-232/U-235/Np-237/Pu-244

  • Isotopics: Uranium ratios

  • Cosmogenic, complementary nuclides

  • Nuclide boxes with all decay details

 Spectrometry Source-Detection Effects

  • SE/DE/XE: single/double/x-ray escape

  • CS/RS: coincidence/random summing

  • Line broadening (Li-7)

  • Asymmetric peaks: Ge lattice recoil

  • Air filter samples: Pb-212 x-ray triplets

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