This quantity constitutes the cutting-edge in energetic interrogation, widely known as quintessential equipment for addressing present and destiny nuclear defense needs. Written via a number one staff of technology and expertise specialists, this complete reference provides applied sciences and structures within the context of the elemental physics demanding situations and sensible specifications. It compares the good points, barriers, applied sciences, and influence of passive and lively size techniques; describes radiation assets for energetic interrogation including electron and ion accelerators, intense lasers, and radioisotope-based resources; and it describes radiation detectors used for lively interrogation. complete chapters are dedicated to info acquisition and processing platforms, modeling and simulation, information interpretation and algorithms, and a survey of operating energetic dimension structures. energetic Interrogation in Nuclear safety is established to entice a number audiences, together with graduate scholars, energetic researchers within the box, and policy analysts.
- The first booklet committed solely to energetic interrogation
- Presents a concentrated overview of the correct physics
- Surveys on hand technology
- Analyzes clinical and expertise trends
Provides old and coverage context
Igor Jovanovic is a Professor of Nuclear Engineering and Radiological Sciences on the college of Michigan and has formerly additionally taught at Penn country collage and Purdue collage. He bought his Ph.D. from collage of California, Berkeley and labored as physicist at Lawrence Livermore nationwide Laboratory. Dr. Jovanovic has made a variety of contributions to the technological know-how and know-how of radiation detection, in addition to the radiation assets to be used in active interrogation in nuclear security. He has taught a variety of undergraduate and graduate classes in parts that come with radiation detection, nuclear physics, and nuclear security. At collage of Michigan Dr. Jovanovic is the director of Neutron technological know-how Laboratory and can be linked to the guts for Ultrafast Optical Science.
Anna Erickson is an Assistant Professor within the Nuclear and Radiological Engineering software of the G.W. Woodruff university of Mechanical Engineering at Georgia Institute of know-how. formerly, she was once a postdoctoral researcher within the complex Detectors crew at Lawrence Livermore nationwide Laboratory. Dr. Erickson obtained her PhD from Massachusetts Institute of know-how with a spotlight on radiation detection for energetic interrogation functions. Her learn pursuits specialize in nuclear non-proliferation together with antineutrino research and non-traditional detector layout and characterization. She teaches classes in complex experimental detection for reactor and nuclear nonproliferation purposes, radiation dosimetry and speedy reactor analysis.
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