Chapter 3. Interaction of Ionising Radiation with Matter

  1. Geir Anton Johansen1 and
  2. Peter Jackson2

Published Online: 28 JAN 2005

DOI: 10.1002/0470021098.ch3

Radioisotope Gauges for Industrial Process Measurements

Radioisotope Gauges for Industrial Process Measurements

How to Cite

Johansen, G. A. and Jackson, P. (2004) Interaction of Ionising Radiation with Matter, in Radioisotope Gauges for Industrial Process Measurements, John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/0470021098.ch3

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:

  • interaction of ionising radiation with matter;
  • photoelectric effect;
  • effective atomic number

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Charged Particle Interactions

  • Attenuation of Ionising Photons

  • The Attenuation Coefficient of Ionising Photons

  • Attenuation Coefficients of Compounds and Mixtures

  • Broad Beam Attenuation

  • Neutron Interactions

  • Effective Atomic Number

  • Secondary Electrons