Chapter 2. Radiation Sources

  1. Geir Anton Johansen1 and
  2. Peter Jackson2

Published Online: 28 JAN 2005

DOI: 10.1002/0470021098.ch2

Radioisotope Gauges for Industrial Process Measurements

Radioisotope Gauges for Industrial Process Measurements

How to Cite

Johansen, G. A. and Jackson, P. (2005) Radiation Sources, in Radioisotope Gauges for Industrial Process Measurements, John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/0470021098.ch2

Author Information

  1. 1

    University of Bergen, Norway

  2. 2

    Tracerco, Cleveland, UK

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 28 JAN 2005
  2. Published Print: 23 MAR 2004

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780471489993

Online ISBN: 9780470021095

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Keywords:

  • radioactive decay;
  • electron capture (EC);
  • Bremsstrahlung

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • A Primer on Atomic and Nuclear Physics

  • Radioisotope Sources

  • Other Radiation Sources

  • Sealed Radioisotope Sources Versus X-ray Tubes