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Chapter 4 Table of Contents

Atomic and nuclear physics

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  1. Electrons in atoms
  2. Absorption of photons
  3. Work function
  4. Free electrons and ions in gases
  5. Absorption of particles and dosimetry
  6. Radioactive elements
  7. Nuclear fission and fusion, and neutron interactions
  8. Nuclei and particles
       
4.1  

Electrons in atoms | page top |

4.1.1  

Arrangement of electrons in atoms

4.1.2  

Ionization potentials

4.1.3  

Auger spectroscopy

4.1.4  

X-ray photoemission spectroscopy

     
4.2  

Absorption of photons | page top |

4.2.1  

X-ray absorption edges, characteristic X-ray lines and fluorescence yields

4.2.2  

Attenuation of photons

     
4.3  

Work function | page top |

     
4.4  

Free electrons and ions in gases | top |

4.4.1  

Ionic mobility

4.4.2  

Electron mobility

4.4.3  

Ionic recombination

4.4.4  

Ionic diffusion

4.4.5  

Electron diffusion

4.4.6  

Electron collisions

     
4.5  

Absorption of particles and dosimetry | page top |

4.5.1  

Range and stopping power of ions in various materials

4.5.2  

Attenuation length of electrons in solids

4.5.3  

Range of electrons and beta particles

4.5.4  

Radiation quantities and units

     
4.6  

Radioactive elements | page top |

4.6.1  

Table of nuclides

4.6.2  

The radioactive series and their precursors

4.6.3  

Radioactive sources

     
4.7  

Nuclear fission and fusion, and neutron interactions | page top |

4.7.1  

Nuclear fission

4.7.2  

Neutron cross-sections

4.7.3  

Attenuation of fast neutrons: neutron moderation and diffusion

4.7.4  

Nuclear fusion

     
4.8  

Nuclei and particles | page top |

4.8.1  

Size of atomic nuclei

4.8.2  

Rutherford scattering

4.8.3  

Magnetic and electrostatic deflection of charged particles

4.8.4  

Subatomic particles

     


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